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Vegetable Planting Calendar

Wax beans

  • Approximate planting per person per year, fresh, 10 to 15 feet
  • Approximate planting per person per year, process, 10 to 20 feet
  • 1 pound of seeds for 100 feet of row
  • Minimum row space if hand cultivated, 24 inches
  • Minimum row space if using field implements, 42 inches
  • 3 inches between plants in row
  • Plant 1 inch deep
  • 50 to 60 days from planting to eating stage
  • 120 international units of vitamin A per 100 gram sample
  • 5 milligrams of vitamin C per 100 gram sample
  • Recommended varieties
    • Gold Crop
      Excellent quality
    • Slenderwax
      Good yield, heat tolerant. White seed, mosaic resistant.
    • Gold Mine
      Good yield
    • Gold Rush
      Good yield
    • Eureka
      Good yield

Growing zones in Missouri
 

  • Recommended planting dates
    • South Missouri
      April 5 to May 10
      Aug. 1 to 20
    • Central Missouri
      April 15 to May 20
      July 25 to Aug. 10
    • North Missouri
      April 25 to May 30
      July 25 to Aug. 5

G6201, revised April 2000

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