Michigan State University Extension
Preserving Food Safely - 01600223


Days to Maturity: 65-80 days for bush types
75-85 days for pole types

Approximate Yield/10 feet of row: 2.5 pounds shelled (bush)
5 pounds shelled (pole)
Per Person Requirements:
Fresh: 10-15 feet of row (bush)
5-6 feet of row (pole)
Preservation: 15-20 feet of row (bush)
8-10 feet of row (pole)

1 bushel (in pods) = 32 pounds
= 12-16 pints frozen
= 6-8 quarts canned
4-5 pounds fresh (in pods) = 2 pints frozen
= 1 quart canned

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