Bean Plants

Harvesting Shell Beans


Anonymous added on April 4, 2011 | Answered

Last time I planted shell beans, I dried them in the dehydrator for 12 hours and then jarred them and they still molded. I just saw an article about when to harvest, and they said pick when pod is full and hard and then store for two months.


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Nikki
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Answered on April 5, 2011

Letting them dry on the plant will help with storage time. When you store them, also try putting them in a breathable container so that any leftover moisture can be let out from the beans.

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