String beans came to us from distant America only in the late 16th century. It has established itself as a very useful and tasty product. Contains proteins that are similar in composition to proteins of meat, so it is very valuable for vegetarians, they know it and are willing to use all its useful properties. Also in the composition includes phosphorus, iron, calcium and many vitamins. It gives a great rush of energy and strength for the body.
Two types of beans became widespread: bushy and weaving.
This plant prefers for the germination of mail, consisting of sandy loam or loam, with moderate moisture. The place where the beans will be placed must be necessarily protected from the wind and cleared of weeds. There should be enough heat and light, and only a slight shadow is possible.
The temperature at which the bean grows well and develops varies from 20 to 25 degrees. Moreover, varieties that have a light color, more like warmth than dark varieties. Beans like to be watered regularly, this makes it well-fruited, and its pods become softer and fleshy.
With all its thermophilic properties, this plant grows well and yields a great harvest in different climatic zones of our large country, even in the harsh Siberian climate it is happy to grow beans, because it is very useful, tasty and yields a great harvest for a long time, and its fruits can be hearty snack right in the garden. This will give energy and help restore strength. Maybe that’s why it is grown on almost all garden sites.
Seeding is done only after there is no threat of frost, somewhere in early June. For the germination of seeds, intensive watering is necessary, and before sowing the seeds it is necessary to soak. You can even wait for the seeds to germinate, and only then sow them, but you can also soak for only a few hours, for swelling the seed.
The nests should be located at a distance of 7-10 cm, and with a row spacing of 25-40 cm. depth of seed arrangement should be 2-5cm. in the nest is better to put two seeds, for control, and after germination to remove a less strong sprout. One square meter leaves about 100 grams of seeds.
Germinating beans through 15, and some varieties and after 25 days. When it stretches somewhere 10cm, it should be bored to improve the nutrition of the plant and strengthen the root system.
It does not require special care, it is only necessary to conduct elementary procedures: weed the weeds, loosen the soil around the bushes and in the inter-row, it is enough to water and maintain the soil moisture. It reacts well to fertilizers, potassium and phosphorus fertilizers are suitable for it.
For beans, which are curled, it is necessary to build posts and they must be tied to it, or plant such a variety along the fence or other support. But curly varieties must be plucked when they reach a two-meter growth, otherwise they will not yield.
Different varieties of green beans begin to bear fruit in different ways. Early varieties ripen after 45-60 days from germination, others need about 65-75 days, and some even up to 100 days or more. Fruits of this plant for several months, from July to September, and harvest is collected at least 5 times. It is good to collect beans, when the pods are not yet fully ripe, the fruits are then more juicy and soft.
Beans are used almost everywhere in cooking. It can be preserved, added to sauces and stews, soups and salads. And also enjoy eating fresh.
Growing of green beans