Pole Beans
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Pole beans

Zone Sterling, Alaska | Anonymous added on August 9, 2017 | Answered

My beans are tall and lush but so far few blossom. Am I just getting in a hurry or are they lacking something. The plants are growing on nets and are 6' tall

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David Wynne
Answered on August 9, 2017

They are lacking something in the soil. I've been picking here in the midlands UK for 3 weeks now. The make up of your soil will show via a simple soil test that here is too much of something and not enough of something else, thus promoting healthy foliage at the expense of flowers. The soil probably needs a much higher nitrogen content.

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