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pole bean

n.
Any of various cultivated beans that climb and are grown on poles or supports.

pole′ bean`


n.
any vinelike variety of bean that is trained to grow upright on a pole, trellis, fence, etc.
[1760–70, Amer.]
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Noun1.pole bean - a climbing bean plant that will climb a wall or tree or trellis
bean plant, bean - any of various leguminous plants grown for their edible seeds and pods
Dutch case-knife bean, Phaseolus coccineus, Phaseolus multiflorus, runner bean, scarlet runner, scarlet runner bean - tropical American bean with red flowers and mottled black beans similar to Phaseolus vulgaris but perennial; a preferred food bean in Great Britain
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As spring turns into the heat of summer, the pole beans on the trellis will help shade the greens patch, giving lettuces the cooler environment they prefer.
Rebar stakes, each 6 feet tall, support cucumbers, pole beans, and tomatoes behind the planters.
These plants seem to appreciate some relief from hot summer sun and will thrive alongside taller plants such as trellised cucumbers or pole beans.
Give pole beans like 'Ramdor' (shown above) a trellis or tepee to climb, or grow them against a wire fence; plant four to six seeds about 4 inches from each pole.
Use a simple shade cloth set-up or plant your young starts in the shade of taller crops, such as corn, pole beans or trellised tomatoes.
Vining tomatoes, pole beans, and other veggies that ramble need a trellis.
If you attach your pole beans to posts eight to 10 feet tall and lean them 10 degrees to the north, the beans are easier to gather.
They're also useful for training vining edibles like peas, pole beans, cucumbers--even melons and squash.
Pole beans are more productive over Soil temperature (at the long run than bush beans (which planting time): At produce their crop all at once).
It resembles conditions in which vine plants grow in the natural ecosystem, and works best for pole beans and climbing cucurbits.
I often find free stakes for my peas, cucumbers and pole beans in other people's garbage cans.