Blue Lake 274: Blue Lake 274 was developed from the Blue Lake pole bean in 1961.It may not bear a fancy name, but its tender pods are reliable and bountiful. Eat as many as you can fresh from the garden and then can or freeze the rest of the harvest.
Bush - Blue Lake 274 54-60 days to mature. 18-22 inch plant, dark green 5 1/2 - 6 1/2 inch pod, round to oval white seed, slow to develop, heavy yielder, low fiber, resistant to BCMV, NY15.
Blue Lake 274 Also known as string beans, French beans or green beans, this easy crop is a mainstay of the traditional vegetable garden. They were once commonly called string beans, but most modern varieties don't have strings. Bush varieties are shorter and mature faster than pole varieties, but only produce for 1 - 3 weeks.
The Blue Lake 274 Bush Bean seeds are great. They were easy to plant and easy to grow. The plants produced a lot of green beans. I was able to eat a lot and freeze a lot. No complaints here.
Relative Maturity: 57 days Length: 6" Shape: Round Pod Color: Green Description: A high yielding variety with relatively tall, vigorous plants. Best for institutional packing View Comparison Chart
Blue Lake 274 is an all-time favorite bean that's nearly fiber-free, produces prolifically over a long season and has excellent flavor, fresh or frozen. A heavy producer over a long season, it's excellent fresh or frozen. Plants yield early and need no support. One 2 oz. seed pack will sow a row of about 20'.