Beans on Plants Not Growing...

Summer_SquashJune 25, 2014

Maybe 12 week old bush beans.

Have been flowering for several weeks. I was expecting quick growth and pods by now, minus a week or two!

Horrible hail storm took out half the blossoms and growing pods, and cut up the plants pretty well. I was expecting a slow down in growth, but it's been around 2 weeks since it looks like any pods have grown.

The longest ones, which, as I said, have been on the plant for about three weeks, are 3 inches long.

Any ideas? This variety is supposed to give me 6 inch pods, at least. I'm confused, and wondering if I should just harvest from the plants, and eat baby green beans.

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macmex

What variety? Where are you gardening?
Off hand, I would say, if you planted them for snaps, pick those pods to stimulate more flowering. Also, some varieties simply have short pods.

George
Tahlequah, OK

    Bookmark   July 1, 2014 at 10:33AM
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Summer_Squash

Tendergreen bush.

I am growing them in full sun in my main garden.

A few grew enough to harvest, but the rest are still quite stubbornly 3 inches long.

    Bookmark   July 1, 2014 at 3:58PM
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