MAY: Trilogy Mix Bush Bean

When to plant?

After last frost date. Optimum soil temperature for germination is 70–90°F (21–32°C). Plant when daytime soil temperatures average at least 60°F (16°C), or risk poor germination. Inoculants can increase yields. For a continuous supply, make successive sowings every 2-3 weeks through midsummer.

How to plant?

Sow seeds about 2" apart, 1" deep, in rows 20–36" apart.

Extra info?

Trilogy is a mix of green (Provider), yellow (Rocdor) and purple (Royal Burgandy) bush beans. Perfect for the gardener with limited space. 

When to harvest?

Harvest regularly to encourage new pod set. Provider bean will mature first, followed by Rocdor, and then Royal Burgundy.

How do you save the seeds?


  • Beans are an excellent source of protein and dietary fiber for us. Plus, their roots provide a valuable source of usable nitrogen to our soil. 
  • The bean is a card carrying member of the Fabaceae family. The three largest flowering plant families containing the greatest number of species are the sunflower family (Asteraceae), the orchid family (Orchidaceae), and the legume or pea family (Fabaceae) with 18,000 species.  

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