Like its name suggests, this plant providesa large harvest! Upright plants make it easy to reach right in and grab a handful of beans. Disease resistant heirloom with great bean flavor.
Your neighbors will love all your extra beans! 'Provider' is a high-yielding and early producing bean with great disease resistance. These stringless, straight beans germinate in cooler soils than other beans, allowing for earlier sowing. One of the best for freezing and canning. Delicious fresh bean flavor from this 1965 cultivar.
Variety Info5"–8" long, rounded, straight pods. Disease resistant to bean common mosaic virus (NY15), pod mottle virus, and powdery and downy mildew.
Not recommended; bean seedlings are sensitive to root disturbance.
RECOMMENDED. 1 to 2 weeks after your average last frost date, and when soil temperature is at least 65°F, ideally 70°–85°F. Successive Sowings: Every 7 to 14 days up to 80 days before your average first fall frost date. NOTE: In very hot summer areas, skip sowing as high heat approaches; temperatures consistently above 90°F will prevent beans from forming.