Concador Yellow Filet Bush Haricots Vert

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Concador Yellow Filet Bush Haricots Vert

Phaseolus vulgaris
(62 days) Open-pollinated. Uniform 4½–5" yellow pods stay slender for a long time on the vine and will keep producing copiously if tended. With medium-sized upright plants larger than Masai, Concador is the yellow-bean lover’s answer to Masai. Pick your own pot of gold for multiple colors in this fast-growing niche. White seed. Resistant to CBMV, ANTH and HB. ~250 seeds/oz.


251 Concador Yellow Filet
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Bush Haricots Verts

  • Average 70–125 seeds/half oz packet.
  • Half oz packet sows 10-16 ft; 1 lb, 320-500 ft.

Haricot vert is French for green bean. Also called filet beans. This gourmet type can command a premium in high-end markets, but are also reliable and suited to the fancy home gardener. Seeds are smaller than those regular bush beans, and the slender tender pods take less time to cook.

For optimal flavor and texture, pick often and when pods are thinner than a pencil. Picking interval should be 48 hours or less. Be sure soil temps have reached optimal range (60–80°) before seeding.

Beans

  • All beans are open-pollinated.
  • Days to maturity are from emergence after direct sowing.

Culture: Tender, will not survive frost. Plant seeds 3–4" apart in rows 24–30" apart after all danger of frost has passed and soil has warmed. Minimum germination soil temperature 60°; optimal range 60–80°. White-seeded beans are generally more sensitive to cold soil temps than dark-seeded varieties. Legumes have moderate fertility needs and can fix their own nitrogen (inoculate with Guard-N Combo Legume Inoculant). Excessive nitrogen may induce some bush varieties to develop vines in moist hot weather.

Saving Seed: Saving bean seed is easy! Leave pods on the plants to dry. Hand shell, or stomp pods on a tarp. To ensure true-to-type seed, separate varieties by 30 feet.

Diseases:

  • ANTH: Anthracnose
  • BBS: Bacterial Brown Spot
  • CBMV: Common Bean Mosaic Virus
  • CTV: Curly Top Virus
  • DM: Downy Mildew
  • HB: Halo Blight
  • NY 15: NY 15 Mosaic Virus
  • PM: Powdery Mildew
  • PMV: Pod Mottle Virus
  • R: Rust
  • SC: Sclerotina

White mold, Sclerotinia sclerotiorum, affects more than 300 plant species. In beans, low humidity, good air circulation and wider spacing, both between plants and between rows, reduce the likelihood of this soil-borne infection.

Germination Testing

For the latest results of our germination tests, please see the germination page.