Pole Beans

How Long Should It Take My Pole Beans to Have Beans on the Vines?


terrys added on June 13, 2011 | Answered

My pole beans are growing up a storm. They are growing around the sunflowers and the corn; however, I have no beans. Why?


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Heather
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Answered on June 17, 2011

It depends. Are you getting flowers?

If you are not getting flowers, the soil likely has too much nitrogen. Adding some bone meal or other phosphorous fertilizer will help balance out the soil again.

If you are getting flowers and no beans, this is a pollination problem and you will need to attract some pollinators.

These articles will be useful:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/beans/bean-blossoms-no-pods.htm

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/beneficial/creating-a-pollinator-garden.htm

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