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Anonymous added on February 22, 2011 | Answered

What kind of fertilizer should be used on speckled butter beans? How much and what amount? I live in northwest Florida.

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Answered on February 23, 2011

I would recommend an even fertilizer, or amending the soil with compost. Keep in mind that all beans are nitrogen fixing plants, so be careful to avoid heavy nitrogen feedings, which will result in excessive vine growth and no beans. Here is an article that you may find helpful: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/beans/growing-butter-beans-in-your-garden.htm

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