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Q.Green String Beans

Zone 7a | co692op added on July 22, 2020 | Answered

My beans are very spindly. There are no leaves up the stem for about 5 inches. Will they eventually fill out and be a full plant with leaves and flowers or will they eventually wither and die?

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Answered on July 23, 2020

Unfortunately, your photo did not come through. Their production will be directly related to proper care. Beans can be spindly, but if they are not in full sun, are overcrowded, or in hot areas, then they can stretch more and become unproductive.

In the meantime, this article will help you to care for bean plants:


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