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Green Podded Beans Seeds (Valor) Green Podded Beans Seeds (Valor)

Green Podded Beans Seeds (Valor)

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Green podded beans plant is a herbaceous annual rich in vitamins, folic acid, and fibre. It is very low in calories and perfect to be had in your salad, a side to your main dish or a dish in itself. Have it stir-fried, cooked, steamed or boiled - there are numerous ways to include this healthy bean in your diet to help you with your health goals.

Lights, Water, Action

Got the seeds, now, let'em shoot!

  • Bright Indirect Sunlight


    Full Sunlight

  • Water Once A Week


    Alternate (winter), everyday (summer)

  • Indoor

    Where to grow

    Balcony or terrace

  • Average Warmth

    Time Till Harvest

    9-10 weeks

  • Low Maintenance

    Seasonal Information

    All seasons

Did You Know

Growth stages

One step at a time, with a lil water and light.

Sow the seeds in a big pot and water it daily

Sow the seeds 0.5 cm deep in well composted soil

Make sure the plant gets partial sunlight

Space the seedlings at 60cm by 30cm

Create a support system for the leaves and stems

Germination will take place in 6-8 days

Create a support system for the leaves and stems

Harvest in 50-60 days from sowing

Sow, Grow, Reap

Good things take time and care

Take a seedling tray with medium sized cells & drainage holes at the


  • Green Podded Bean (Valor) seeds can be sown throughout the year.
  • Green Podded Bean seeds can be sown directly in containers or on raised beds.
  • You can use big sized circular pots or grow bag with 16” diameter and minimum depth of 8-10 inches to grow Green Podded Bean.
  • Make sure the container of your choice has uniform drainage holes at the bottom.
  • Fill this container with a growing medium of your choice.
  • Ideal growing medium to grow French bean is 2 part garden soil & 1 part any organic manure or 1 part garden soil, 1 part Coco Peat & 1 part Vermicompost.
  • Sow 2 seeds at the centre of your container.
  • On raised beds, sow two seeds per spot keeping a distance of 2 x 2 ft.
  • Push French bean seeds in the medium with your finger and cover the seeds with surrounding soil.
  • Water the sown seed bed immediately by a light shower using a watering can.
Fill the cells/cups with a moist coco-peat medium


  • Your green podded bean seeds will germinate within first 6-8 days.
  • Tiny seedlings will appear at this stage.
  • Second week onwards, seedlings will start growing into a small French bean plant.
  • After the seance week, keep only one seedling at one spot.
  • Cut off small, weak and lagging seedlings with a pair of scissors.
  • Green Podded Bean plant needs full sunlight in order to thrive. Make sure you keep your containers in a sunny spot and make your raised beds also in a spot which receives ample sunlight.
  • Water your potted green podded bean plant every alternate day in winter & every day in summer.
  • Use a watering can to make sure your plant gets water in the form of a shower. You can alternately also use a drip irrigation system.
  • When your French bean plant is more than 45 days old, feedone tablespoon of 15:15:15 (NPK) fertilizer per plant or mix handful of Vermicompost in the soil around each plant.
  • Valor is a bushy vine. It needs a lot of space to grow. Develop a strong trellis support up to a height of 5-6 ft, by using locally available material like pipes, bamboo, ropes, wires, etc. for your Valor plant.
  • Keep a watch for early signs of any insect/fungal or any other infections. Use appropriate medicines if you notice any ofthese signs.
  • In the second month, your valor plant will start flowering.
  • Fresh valor pods can be harvested two months after sowing the seeds.
  • Harvesting can continue for a very long time, as long as plant survives.
Hold the seeds and sow 2-3 seeds per cell/cup. Since Lavender seeds are small in size, do not sow them deep

Common Problems

My Green Podded Bean Seeds are not growing big.
Green Podded Beansneeds 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 Green Podded Bean/Valor Seedsnot 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 Green Podded 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.

Spill the tea

All the plant gossip, through the grapevine. Pun intended

Plants growing in containers need more fertilizing than those in the ground. The more you water, the more quickly you flush the nutrients out of the soil.

Plants with benefits

Green podded beans have various nutrients that are linked to health benefits such as better eyesight, promotion of heart health, better digestion, better bone health and better gut health. Because a cup of beans has very few calories and a good amount of nutrients, nutritionists promote inclusion of green podded beans healthy diets.

Plants growing in containers need more fertilizing than those in the ground. The more you water, the more quickly you flush the nutrients out of the soil.

What you get

A cup of green podded beans (about 100g) amounts to a meagre 31 calories with 7.13g carbohydrate, 1.82g protein and a negligible amount of fat at 0.34g. These macros come with the super amount of nutrients like dietary fibre at 9% or the Recommended Dietary Value, 17 mg calcium, 1.2mg iron, 30 mg phosphorous, 130 mg potassium, 18 mg magnesium, vitamins A, K and folate.

Plants growing in containers need more fertilizing than those in the ground. The more you water, the more quickly you flush the nutrients out of the soil.
Plants growing in containers need more fertilizing than those in the ground. The more you water, the more quickly you flush the nutrients out of the soil.

Green trivia

1.Green podded beans grow fast at the rate of 40 to 60 days between planting and harvesting.

2.There are 130 varieties of green beans, green podded beans only being one of these.

3.Leaves of green podded beans are covered with miniature hairs which have been used to trap bed bugs.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What medium should I use to grow green podded beans?

2 part garden soil and 1 part Organic Manure or 1 part garden soil, 1 part Coco Peat & 1 part Vermicompost are ideal for the healthy growth of green podded beans.

How much sunlight does green podded beans need?

Green podded beans require a full day of direct sunlight, especially in winters.

How often should I water my green podded beans plant?

Water the green podded beans either through drip irrigation or a watering can to ensure that it is watered in a light shower and therefore not overwatered.

What is Green Podded Beans (Valor) also known as?

Green Podded Beans (Valor) is commonly known as Green flat beans, Indian bean, Valore bean, Val bean and regionally in India it is also known as Warlor papdi, Desi papdi, Gujarati papdi, Surati papdi, Chapparada avare, Chikkudu klaya, Val papdi.

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