Beans

-
The species Phaseolus vulgaris is compromised of more than 200 types whereas the garden bean, Phaseolus vulgaris L. ssp. vulgaris, represents the most important species.
-
We differentiate two species of garden beans: namely the bush bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L. ssp. vulgaris var. nanus) and the pole bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L. ssp. vulgaris var. vulgaris)
-
From both species exist various forms and variety of pods: flat, round oval, round, yellow, green, violet, short, long, fine, big etc.
-
Depending on the purpose of the final product we differentiate whole pack, cut and sliced beans as well as dry edible and flageolet beans.
-
The garden bean belongs to the group of self-pollinating plants.

 

Classification of beans by pod diameter in mm:

  • EF – extra fine : 5,0 – 6,5 mm, pod length 11 – 12 cm
  • TF – very fine : 6,5 – 8,0 mm, pod length 11 – 12 cm
  • F – fine : 8,0 – 9,0 mm, pod length 11 – 13 cm
  • MF – medium fine : 9,0 – 10,5 mm, pod length 12 – 14 cm
  • FM – fresh market : 10,5 und >, pod length bis 20 cm
  • Roma types : 17 – 21 mm, pod length 16 – 20 cm


Classification by days to maturity:

  • early ( 65 – 70 days )
  • medium early ( 71 – 75 days )
  • medium late ( 76 – 80 days )


Download of several PDF files:

uk - Range of beans
poland - Asortyment fasoli