Phaseolus vulgaris 'Sansoucy'

Phaseolus vulgaris ‘Sansoucy’

French bean

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

Fruits
Fruits

Plant does not fruit in January

Plant does not fruit in February

Plant does not fruit in March

Plant does not fruit in April

Plant does not fruit in May

Plant does not fruit in June

Plant does fruit in July

Plant does fruit in August

Plant does not fruit in September

Plant does not fruit in October

Plant does not fruit in November

Plant does not fruit in December

  • Botanical name: Phaseolus vulgaris 'Sansoucy'
  • Common name: French bean
  • 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 ‘Sansoucy’ produces beans held high above the foliage. This makes them easier to find and harvest, and therefore less likely to succumb to slug or snail damage. 

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

How to grow Phaseolus 'Sansoucy'

  • Plant size

    45cm height

    30cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Sun exposure: Full sun

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 Sow in March

Do Sow in April

Do Sow in May

Do not 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

Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do Plant in May

Do Plant in June

Do not Plant in July

Do not Plant in August

Do not Plant in September

Do not Plant in October

Do not Plant in November

Do not Plant 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

Fruits
Fruits

Plant does not fruit in January

Plant does not fruit in February

Plant does not fruit in March

Plant does not fruit in April

Plant does not fruit in May

Plant does not fruit in June

Plant does fruit in July

Plant does fruit in August

Plant does not fruit in September

Plant does not fruit in October

Plant does not fruit in November

Plant does not fruit in December

Phaseolus 'Sansoucy' and wildlife

Phaseolus 'Sansoucy' 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 'Sansoucy' poisonous?

Phaseolus 'Sansoucy' 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

Plants that go well with Phaseolus 'Sansoucy'