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2008 09 01 blog green beans Fortex: Best Mess of Green Beans GrowingNow that I’ve got you thinking about seed catalogs let me provide you with Tom’s two cents on some of the prizes found on the pages within. Indulge me as I wax on about my favorite pole green bean, a French filet or haricot vert variety called Fortex.

steak dinner Fortex: Best Mess of Green Beans GrowingEven with a name that seems better suited to the drug store aisle, Fortex outshines all other beans in my vegetable garden and on my plate. I may plant other varieties, but Fortex is the green bean I eat. 2009 16 09 fortex green pole beans Fortex: Best Mess of Green Beans GrowingSome of the reasons I grow Fortex Green Beans:

  • vigorous, productive vines
  • I prefer pole beans (trellising required)
  • exceptional green bean flavor
  • pods are exceptionally long
  • completely stringless
  • beans are delicious at any size
  • freeze well too, if you have any left after the growning season.

blog beans boz Fortex: Best Mess of Green Beans Growing

I forgot to mention they’re Boz’s favorite green bean as well. (Gracie prefers peas.)

Seed sources: Johnny’s Seeds, Territorial Seed Company, Burpee, Swallowtail Garden Seeds

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