Bean, Bush Snap, 'Gold Rush'

Our dear friend and long-time employee, Rio, has been encouraging us to seek out a good yellow wax bean to sell for years, and we finally found one in the 'Gold Rush'. Plants are VERY productive, hanging heavy with beautiful, straight, slender pods. Easy to see amidst the green foliage, they are a breeze to pick and the crisp, exceptionally tender beans are perfection with the lightest bit of steaming of sauteeing. Originally released in 1980, it shows good resistance to bean mosaic virus.
55 days. EO

Packet: 1oz (100 seeds)


Product Code: BEA-GR-pkt

Availability:In stock

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Growing Info


Direct seed after the last frost date when soil has warmed and then every 2-3 weeks for continued harvest. 

Note: Beans prefer well-drained soil.




6 seeds per linear foot in rows 12-18" apart.


5-10 days @ soil temp 70-90F


Full sun to part shade


Low to average. Beans prefer well-drained warm soil with a pH between 6.0-7.0.


Beans prefer warm soils and may rot at lower temperatures. This is particularly true for white seeded varieties. You love beans. Patience.

To increase yields in areas where beans have not previously been grown, use an inoculant to introduce rhizobia bacteria into the soil.