Dwarf French Bean 'Boby Bianco'

Phaseolus vulgaris ‘Boby Bianco’

French bean

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Flowers

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  • Botanical name: Phaseolus vulgaris 'Boby Bianco'
  • Common name: French bean
  • Family: Fabaceae
  • Plant Type: Vegetable

French beans, Phaseolus vulgaris, are delicious and easy to grow, and are a great choice for a small garden.  Just a few plants will yield a decent crop of beans. There’s a range of varieties to try, producing green, yellow and purple beans, making them suitable for growing in ornamental borders. 

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Phaseolus vulgaris ‘Boby Bianco’ is a dwarf French bean, producing tasty, stringless pods. As a dwarf variety, it’s ideal for growing in pots and containers. Harvest the green pods when young, or leave them on the plant to mature, producing tender, creamy haricot beans. 

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Grow Phaseolus vulgaris ‘Boby Bianco’ in moist but well-drained soil in full sun. Don’t plant them out until all risk of frost has passed. Protect young plants from slugs and snails.

How to grow Phaseolus 'Boby Bianco'

  • Plant size

    60cm height

    20cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Sun exposure: Full sun
  • Hardiness: Tender

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sow
Sow

Do not Sow in January

Do not Sow in February

Do not Sow in March

Do Sow in April

Do Sow in May

Do Sow in June

Do not Sow in July

Do not Sow in August

Do not Sow in September

Do not Sow in October

Do not Sow in November

Do not Sow in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does not flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Harvest
Harvest

Do not Harvest in January

Do not Harvest in February

Do not Harvest in March

Do not Harvest in April

Do not Harvest in May

Do not Harvest in June

Do Harvest in July

Do Harvest in August

Do Harvest in September

Do Harvest in October

Do not Harvest in November

Do not Harvest in December

Phaseolus 'Boby Bianco' and wildlife

Phaseolus 'Boby Bianco' is known for attracting bees. It nectar-pollen-rich-flowers.

Attractive to Bees

Does not attract Beneficial insects

Does not attract Birds

Does not attract Butterflies​/​Moths

Does not attract Other pollinators

Is Phaseolus 'Boby Bianco' poisonous?

Phaseolus 'Boby Bianco' has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

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