Growing Haricot or French Beans (Phaseolus vulgaris)

These delicious and versatile beans are easy to grow

Photo by Mike Kenneally on Unsplash

French beans — also known as green beans, fine beans, and haricot vert, may be grown as either bush or climbing forms. The pods are either eaten fresh and whole as green beans, or are dried and the seeds eaten as haricot. In all cases the cultivation is much the same.

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