Phaseolus vulgaris

Care advice

Watering guidelines The soil should be kept countinously moist.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Vegetable fertilizer (e.g. N6-P3-K2).
Mist requirements Does not need misting
Light preferences Prefers full sun
Temperature preference Prefers warm constant temperatures through the whole year (average around 22 °C).
pH range 5.6 - 7.5
Acidity preference loves neutral pH conditions
Toxicity not poisonous


Climate humid subtropical



Other common names French Bean
Family Fabaceae


Growth form vine - climbing plant
Hardiness USDA 10 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -1°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • white
  • pink
  • purple
  • red
Leaf color
  • purple
  • green
Fruit color
  • black
  • green
  • purple
  • yellow