Kentucky Wonder Bush Bean

Phaseolus vulgaris | SKU: 0205 SLDOUT
4 Reviews

KY Wonder Bush - SOLD OUT

  • Bush bean
  • Stringless tender pods
  • Excellent flavor
  • Snap bean
  • 65 days
  • ±900 seeds/lb

KY Wonder Bush - SOLD OUT

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If you're looking for the same fine attributes of the Kentucky Wonder Pole bean, only in a bush habit, this bean is for you. Also known as Improved Commodore, this variety is a standard for the home and market gardener and produces heavy yields over an extended growing season. Tender, stringless, plump, fleshy 8" pods have excellent flavor. Bush habit, snap, 65 days. ±900 seeds/lb.

Learn to Grow Kentucky Wonder Bush Bean

Direct Seed: 2" Apart

Seed Depth: 1"

Rows Apart: 36-48"

Light: Full Sun

Sow seeds outdoors after danger of frost has passed and soil and air temperatures have warmed. Harvest frequently for increased yields.

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Great Producer.


Was skeptical about this bean, had limited selection available by the time I ordered, so this is what I got.. It was a great producer. The first planting continued to produce until frost. Didn't stop producing. Large bean, but even the ones that 'hid' and got a bit big had a good flavor. Tender. Will plant again.

Glad to be back to delicious heirloom pole beans.


I have been testing green beans for 10 years - all kinds, pole & bush, French filet, marketable, heirloom for flavor and production. I had forgotten how good these Kentucky Wonder beans taste until I saw one of my private reviews from years ago and decided to try again. So good. So glad I keep records because these beans taste like the real thing as opposed to the 30+ varieties I've tried in the past. Don't pass them up. Actually I realized that pole beans are so much easier to pick and take care of too.



First year I planted these. Had 2 pickings from my other rows of providers and Empress. These Kentucky's were large plants with great looking leaves and produced 0 Beans! I question whether they are even Heirlooms.

Seed Savers Response: We classify this bean as a historic commercial variety vs calling in an heirloom. We are sorry that your seed didn't perform the way you expected and ask you to reach out to our customer service team at to see what we can do to make up for this.

Kentucky Wonder Bush


by far one of the best bean crops I've ever done. the Kentucky Wonder Bush bean gives plentiful crop.