One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1A variety of bean plant whose bushy growth requires no support.Compare with pole bean
- ‘You can grow them in smaller gardens using a more intensive method of planting them in 4 x 4 foot squares, as you would bush beans.’
- ‘Although a bush bean cultivar was used, the plants in the high-density stand adopted a climbing growth habit.’
- ‘It's not too late to plant more bush beans, summer squash, melons, peppers, eggplants, marigolds, zinnias, gomphrena, rudbeckia, coleus and caladiums.’
- ‘Set smaller vegetable crops, such as bush beans, on both sides of a single drip line.’
- ‘Choose pole beans over bush beans, and trellis them along the back of a container.’
- 1.1 The edible pod from the bush bean.
- ‘Beans grow as a bush (bush bean) or as a vine (pole bean) that needs support.’
- ‘However, he says regular picking encourages fruiting in cucumbers and other vegetables, such as broccoli, tomatoes, peppers, bush beans, eggplants and squash.’
- ‘Green bush beans were formerly called "string beans" because fiber developed along the seams of the pods.’
- ‘Fresh pole beans and bush beans can be stored, unwashed in plastic bags in the vegetable crisper of the refrigerator for up to 3 days.’
- ‘These used to be called string beans, but the string has been bred out of most varieties.’
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