Dutch Princess bean (Phaseolus vulgaris var. nana 'Dutch Princess')


Dwarf green bean with small, round, sweet pods. A delight! This variety was found on a seed exchange table at a Seed Festival in Frelighsburg, Quebec, in 2013. It has a name that seems old, and is not listed by seed saving organizations in the Canada or the United States. Limited quantities. VERY RARE. Anyone who can provide us with information on where it comes from would be appreciated as this is one of our best beans! Addendum In November 2016 we found a trace of a Duch Princesse bean in the "New-Zeland Journal of Crop and Horticultural Science /Experimental Agriculture" of March 1978. The origin of the bean named Duch Princess is believed to be Holland. He was also named by the seed company William Damn Seeds who would sell an improved variety from a Duch Princess bean. We find another trace of it in a research center in... Tanzania, in Arusha, (Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical (CIAT)) in 1972.

Avoid handling or removing weeds when the beans are wet to prevent the spread of disease. When the seedlings have started to sprout, ensure that the plants do not lack water until the first true leaves appear.

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  • Plant type
    • Annual
  • Quantity
    • Envelope of about 30 seeds
  • Exposure
    • Full sun
  • Shape
    • Dwarf
  • Soil
    • All types of soils
  • Watering
    • Regular
  • Sowing
    • Directly in the garden
  • Days to maturity
    • 55 days
  • Germination
    • 5 to 10 days
  • Plant spacing
    • 10 to 15 cm
  • Row spacing
    • 30 cm to 35 cm
  • Depth
    • 1,5 cm
  • Width
    • 20 cm
  • Height
    • 40 cm
  • Color
  • Family
    • Fabaceae

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Plant type: Annual
Quantity: Envelope of about 30 seeds
Exposure: Full sun
Shape: Dwarf
Soil: All types of soils
Watering: Regular
Sowing: Directly in the garden
Days to maturity: 55 days
Germination: 5 to 10 days
Plant spacing: 10 to 15 cm
Row spacing: 30 cm to 35 cm
Depth: 1,5 cm
Width: 20 cm
Height: 40 cm
Color: Green
Family: Fabaceae

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