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Q.Do bush beans put out runners?

Zone North Alabama | beana39 added on May 21, 2012 | Answered

I purchased Blue Lake bush bean plants but they are putting out runners. Do I need to stake them up?

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Answered on May 26, 2012

Bush beans do not typically send out runners, but it can happen - or the seeds may have been mislabeled. Stake them up to keep them off the ground and to prevent pests from getting at the beans.

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