Kentucky Wonder Bean Seeds – Pole

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Grow Kentucky Wonder Bean Seeds, a time-tested pole bean variety. Known for its heavy yield of 7-10″ pods, this heirloom bean is perfect for fresh eating, cooking, and canning. Adaptable and rust-resistant, it’s ideal for gardeners seeking a reliable, flavorful, and easy-to-harvest crop.

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Kentucky Wonder Bean Seeds – Pole

Delve into the world of heirloom gardening with Kentucky Wonder Bean Seeds, also known as “Old Homestead.” This classic pole bean, first appearing in the 1850s and known as “Texas Pole” before 1864, has been a staple in gardens and seed catalogs for over a century, renowned for its reliability and adaptability.


  • Days to Maturity: Ready to harvest in 58-72 days.
  • Bean Characteristics: Produces abundant 7-10″ long pods, known for their rich flavor and tender, stringless quality when young.
  • Versatility: Excellent for fresh eating, cooking, freezing, or canning.
  • Growth Habit: Ideal for growing on fences or poles, reaching a manageable height of 4-5 feet for easy harvest.
  • Resilience: Demonstrates rust resistance and adapts well to various growing conditions.

Why Choose Kentucky Wonder:

  • Heavy Producer: Bountiful yield in clusters over an extended season.
  • Historical Significance: A favored variety for generations, offering a taste of gardening heritage.
  • Culinary Delight: Perfect for traditional dishes, seasoned with smoked bacon or in any recipe calling for green beans.

Kentucky Wonder Bean Seeds are not just a choice for your garden; they are a choice for history, flavor, and a bountiful harvest. They have been a dependable source of delicious green beans for generations, making them an ideal choice for both experienced gardeners and those new to vegetable gardening.


Frequently Asked Questions About Kentucky Wonder Beans

  1. Is Kentucky Wonder a pole or bush bean? Kentucky Wonder is a pole bean variety. It is known for its vining growth habit, which means it grows vertically and requires support like a trellis or poles for optimal growth and health.
  2. Do Kentucky Wonder beans need a trellis? Yes, Kentucky Wonder beans benefit greatly from a trellis or similar support. Since they are pole beans, they naturally climb and will produce more effectively when they can grow vertically. A trellis also makes harvesting easier and helps keep the beans clean and more disease-free.
  3. How long does it take Kentucky Wonder pole beans to grow? Kentucky Wonder pole beans typically take about 58 to 72 days to grow from planting to harvest. This period can vary slightly depending on growing conditions like soil quality, temperature, and sunlight.
  4. Can you save seeds from Kentucky Blue pole beans? Yes, you can save seeds from Kentucky Blue pole beans, which is a different variety from Kentucky Wonder. To save seeds, let the pods mature and dry on the plant. Then, collect the seeds and store them in a cool, dry place for planting in the next season. It’s important to ensure they are thoroughly dry to prevent mold or rot during storage.
Weight .4 oz

40 premium seeds in each packet.

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