Permaculture companion plants for Nana spearmint

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Asparagus Asparagus
2-9
Perennial
full sun, partial sun/shade
Moist
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
1-1.5m
Shoots, Stem
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asparagus
garden asparagus, sparrow grass
Asparagaceae
Spargel
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Asparagus officinalis
true
Europe, western Asia
toxic fruits
Herbs
6.5-7.0
Evergreen
fasciculated
3-8inches
4-10inches long shoots
12-18 inches rows, 6–8inches in row
2-8 weeks
21-29°C (70-85°F)
10-12 weeks, 1 week after last frost date
seed - direct sow, seed - transplant, division
16weeks before last frost date
8-12weeks before last frost
yes
Slow
The fruit, which is a small red berry with 6-10mm diameter is toxic to humans. Asparagus can grow in saline soils where other plants to do not grow. A soil pH below 6 is possible but best is to adjust to 6.5-7.0. Only start harvesting three year old or older plants for around 8-12 weeks each season. Asparagus is a good companion plant to the Tomato since it repels some harmful root nematodes for Tomatoes and Tomatoes repel the asparagus beetle. Show

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Common bean Common bean
2-11
Annual
full sun
Moist
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
2.0
Vines
N-fixer
true
Leaves, Seed, Seedpod
seed - transplant, seed - direct sow
1 week after last frost, 12-14 weeks before first frost
2-4 weeks before last frost
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phaseolus_vulgaris
pole bean, climbing bean, french bean, bush bean, dwarf bean, Kidney bean
Fabaceae, Leguminosae
Stangenbohne
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Phaseolus vulgaris
16-18°C (70-80°F)
6.0-6.8
Kentucky Wonder, Blue Lake, Great Northern White, Vermont Cranberry, Jacob’s Cattle
2.5cm
16cm
4-10 days
45-85
Fast
This entry describes all varieties of the common bean. This includes vining and bush/darf varities. The common bean is an annual plant and includes a lot of varieties with a different names depending on their style of growths (see alternate names). These include the kidney bean, the navy bean, the pinto bean, the french bean and the wax bean ### Links [Beans Seed Starting Tips @ Harvest to Table](https://harvesttotable.com/beans-seed-starting-tips/) ### Propagation - direct sow Direct-sow beans in spring after all danger of frost has passed and soil is at least 16°C (60°F). In warm-winter regions, sow beans in late summer for harvest in winter. Time sowing so that beans come to harvest before the first frost. Show

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Runner Bean Runner Bean
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phaseolus_coccineus
Fast
Moist
full sun
1-12
Scarlet runner, Scarlet Runner Bean, Scarlet Conqueror, Fire Bean, Mammoth, Red Giant Phaseolus coccineus ssppolyanthus (Cache Bean)
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
Fabaceae or Leguminosae
3.0
Flowers, Leaves, Root, Seed, Seedpod
Annual, Perennial
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Phaseolus coccineus
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Broad Bean Broad Bean
Leaves, Seed
4-8
Annual
full sun, partial sun/shade
Moist
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
seed - direct sow, seed - transplant
6 weeks after sowing them in pots
6 weeks after sowing them in pots
1.0
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vicia_faba
Fast
fava bean, faba bean, Broad bean, or faba bean Varieties with smaller, harder seeds that are fed to horses or other animals are called field bean, tic bean or tick bean Horse bean
Fabaceae or Leguminosae
Ackerbohne
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Vicia faba major
20cm
Feb-April; Oct-Nov
21 days
sow in deep pots in cool, frost-free place
6.0-6.8
nitrogen-fixer
Easy-to-grow, cool-season crop whose green pods, or white or green beans make a great ingredient for soups, stews and salads. Grows best in temperatures ranging from 60° to 65°F (15-18°C) but will tolerate a range from 40°F (4.4°C) - 75°F (24°C). Can be grown in containers but need a lot of space. After harvest they can be frozen, canned or dried for storage. Show

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Beet Beet
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beta_vulgaris
Moist
full sun
4-8
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
Chenopodiaceae
0.9
Rübe
Leaves, Root
Biennial
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Beta vulgaris craca
rarely perennial. Show

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Eggplant Eggplant
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eggplant
Moist
full sun
8-11
Eggplant
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
Solanaceae
1.0
Aubergine
Fruit, Leaves
Perennial
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Solanum melongena
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Onion Onion
Bulb, Flowers, Leaves, Root, Seed
Herbs
3-9
Annual
full sun
Moist
light (sandy), medium
seed - direct sow, seed - transplant
spring or fall
0.6
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Onion
Garden onion
Alliaceae
Zwiebel
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Allium cepa
50°F, 10°C
seed indoors 6 weeks before transplanting in the garden
2-6 inches
6.0-7.0
While the Onion is a biennial/ perennial plant, it is mostly grown annually for it's edible leaves and bulbs. Shallot is a popular and well-known variety Can be grown from seeds or sets. Show

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Tomato Tomato
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tomato
true
Fast
Moist
full sun
10-12
Garden Tomato, dumádu, garden tomato, love apple, lycopersicum esculentum, tomate, tomato, tomato extract containing lycopene, tomato|thakkali, tumatis, Lycopersicon esculentum
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
Solanaceae
2.0
Tomate
Fruit, Seed
Oil
Annual, Perennial
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Solanum lycopersicum, https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Lycopersicon esculentum
start seeds indoors 5-6 weeks before last frost
in containers or in rows in beds around last frost date
6.2-6.8
70-80°F
An easy-growing, humus-loving vegetable plant that is mostly grown for its fruits that can be eaten fresh, cooked or dried in salads and various dishes. A great number of varieties have been cultivated. Indeterminate tomato plants are perennials in their native habitat, but are cultivated as annuals. Determinate, or bush, plants are annuals that stop growing at a certain height and produce a crop all at once. Lycopersicon esculentum is a synonym of this plant. Show

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