Got the seeds, now, let'em shoot!
Balcony or terrace
One step at a time, with a lil water and light.
Sow the seeds 0.5 cm deep in well composted soil
Space the seeds at 60cm by 30cm
Germination will take place in 6-8 days
Harvest in 45-50 days from sowing
Good things take time and care
My French beans are not growing big.
French Bean needs proper sunlight to grow. However, exposure to too much sunlight or very high temperatures can have adverse effects on the growth of your beans. Extremely high temperatures can lead to stunted French beans.
Why are my French bean seeds not germinating?
Improper growing conditions, like not enough sunlight, sowing your seeds in too deep, over - watering or under watering can affect the germination process of your seeds. Seeds will fail to germinate under such conditions.
Why are the leaves of my French bean plant turning yellow?
There are a few reasons as to why your bean plant’s leaves are turning yellow. A major cause of yellowing leaves is insufficient sunlight. Overwatering also is another factor. Overwatering leads to a root rot, which causes yellowing of leaves. At times a nitrogen deficiency also can turn the leaves of your plant yellow. Determine the cause of the yellow leaves first and then follow appropriate remedies
All the plant gossip, through the grapevine. Pun intended
French beans are essential legumes for any healthy diet, because they have negligible fat, no cholesterol and have high quantities of protein, complex carbohydrate, fibre, vitamins and minerals. Together, the nutrients in French beans provide multiple benefits such as improves collagen production, improved immune system and boosted bone health.
1 cup of raw beans is only 31 calories, of which fat is only 0.2g, sodium is 6mg, whereas protein is 1.8g, carbs are 7g and fibre is 2.7g while providing 16% of the Recommended Daily Value of vitamin C and 5% of RDV of vitamin A. French beans also are a source of vitamin B, riboflavin, foliate, thiamine, magnesium and copper.
1.French beans are actually native to South America where they were grown by native Americans.
2.French beans, or green beans are the third most popular plants grown in kitchen gardens after tomatoes and peppers.
3.French beans are so popular in America that Blairsville, Georgia hosts an annual Green Bean Festival.
Use light potting soil with manure to grow French Beans. You may use an equal mixture of sphagnum moss, pasteurised soil and vermiculite.
French beans require a full day of direct sunlight, or a minimum of 10 hours.
French beans require 1-1.5 inch of water in a week, enough to keep the soil damp the whole time. Too much water or too little water can cause damage.
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