Pole Beans
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Fertilizer for Pole Butterbeans

Anonymous added on July 9, 2011 | Answered

What fertilizer do I need to grow pole butterbeans? I live in central Alabama. I have trouble with my beans making too many vines.

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Nikki
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Answered on July 10, 2011

Since these are nitrogen-fixing plants, they do not need fertilizer, with exception to a side dressing of compost, if desired. An abundance of nitrogen will cause little to no flowering and poor pod development.

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