Cherokee Wax Bush Bean (55 Days)

$ 2.50

The Cherokee Wax Bean Bush is a classic and popular All-America Selections winner that has been around for 70-plus years. Produces heaps of 6” straight, yellow stringless pods. Delicious, fresh, and great for canning and freezing. 

                                                   1 ounce= approx. 70-95 seeds

 Cherokee Wax Bean Bush (55 Days)


Phaseolus vulgaris

Germination: 4-10 days

Germination Temperature: Optimum soil temperatures are 70-85ºF

Seed Sowing Depth: 1” deep 

Outside Sowing: After the last frost with soil temperatures above 60ºF. Sow 2-3” apart. Planting in soil under 60ºF results in poor germination. 

How much does a packet plant: 25-foot single row 

Harvest: Before the seeds bulge and beans snap easily. Pick continually every 2-3 days to prolong production.

Tips: The Cherokee Wax Bean Bush should be grown in light, well-drained soil, and provide adequate, even moisture, especially at flowering time. Dry soil can result in low yields and fibrous pods. Do not over-fertilize with nitrogen which results in a surplus of foliage and low, delayed pod growth. Adding inoculant at planting time aids in a larger harvest and more robust plants. Sow a few times a season, 3-4 weeks apart for a continuous harvest.