Plant Care Climbing French Bean

Climbing French Bean

About Climbing French Bean

Climbing French Bean is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

Climbing French Bean likes soil that is well draining. You may want to supplement with a gentle, organic fertilizer throughout the peak growing season.

Taxonomy

Phaseolus vulgaris 'A Cosse Violette'
Phaseolus
Fabaceae
Fabales

Also known as

Pole Bean

How to care for Climbing French Bean

Water

How often to water your Climbing French Bean

Water needs for Climbing French Bean
0.5 cups
every 9

Climbing French Bean needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Boston, Massachusetts.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Climbing French Bean

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Climbing French Bean in Boston, Massachusetts

Boston, Massachusetts

29% Very Low

Growing Climbing French Bean in Boston right now

Light needs for plant Climbing French Bean in Boston, Massachusetts

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

February 4th, 2023

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Boston is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determinin…

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Light needs for plant Climbing French Bean in Boston, Massachusetts

Sunlight will increase by 49.8% ☀️

February 6th, 2023

Boston is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Boston is expected to increase by 49.8% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 9.5 megajoules of energy per m2 per …

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Light needs for plant Climbing French Bean in Boston, Massachusetts

Daylight will increase by 1.3 hours 📈

February 5th, 2023

This month, Boston is getting an average of 6.6 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 14.6% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.5 total hours of dayl…

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Finding light for Climbing French Bean in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Climbing French Bean: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Climbing French Bean love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Boston, Massachusetts ⛅.

Climbing French Bean does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Climbing French Bean

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Climbing French Bean: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Climbing French Bean after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

FAQs
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Care Summary for Climbing French Bean

Climbing French Bean

Climbing French Bean


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Boston, Massachusetts, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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