This plant has no fragrance
Bean 'Kentucky Wonder' Overview
Well known and with good reason, this rust-resistant variety delivers great flavour beans. Phaseolus vulgaris 'Kentucky Wonder' has earned its great reputation as a favourite. Its long tender pods are pleasantly free from stringy fibre.
Common problems with Bean 'Kentucky Wonder'
Spray off aphids, leaf-hoppers, spider mites early in the morning, therefore allowing foliage sufficient time to dry and thus reducing chances of mildew. Handpick and destroy harmful beetles.
Bean 'Kentucky Wonder' Companion Plants
Root crops, sweetcorn, tomato, cucumber, cabbage, lettuce, marigold
How to harvest Bean 'Kentucky Wonder'
Pick regularly to extend harvesting season until first frosts.
How to propagate Bean 'Kentucky Wonder'
Directly sow each seed into the garden, no deeper than 5 cm. Cover lightly with loose soil. Space seed 30 - 40 cm apart and water. Expect germination from 6 - 16 days.
Special features of Bean 'Kentucky Wonder'
Beans add nitrogen to soil while taking few nutrients. Rotate with heavy-feeding crops like Kale, Kohlrabi, Swede, Brussels sprout, Broccoli, Cabbage and Cauliflower.
Other uses of Bean 'Kentucky Wonder'
Fruits, Seeds, Pods