Green Beans

Green Beans Turning Yellow


Anonymous added on July 7, 2011 | Answered

We planted bush beans, the tag on the beans when we bought them read Bush Blue Lake Beans. They are growing well and we have a lot of beans, which were green, and now they are all turning yellow. What does that mean?


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Nikki
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on July 7, 2011

The yellow on the beans means that they have reached maturity and are now drying out. For snap beans, pick them before they reach this stage. For dry beans, let them stay on the plant until dry. Here is an article on how to harvest beans: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/beans/harvesting-beans-when-do-you-pick-beans.htm

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