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Common bean Common bean
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phaseolus_vulgaris
Moist
full sun
2-11
pole bean, climbing bean, french bean, bush bean, dwarf bean, Kidney bean
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
Fabaceae or Leguminosae
2.0
Stangenbohne
Vines
Leaves, Seed, Seedpod
Annual
N-fixer
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Phaseolus vulgaris
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 Show

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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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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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Tomato Tomato
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tomato
Fast
Moist
full sun
10-12
Garden Tomato, dumádu, garden tomato, love apple, lycopersicum esculentum, tomate, tomato, tomato extract containing lycopene, tomato|thakkali, tumatis
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
Solanaceae
2.0
Tomate
Fruit, Seed
Oil
Annual
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Solanum lycopersicum
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. Show

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Habanero Habanero The habanero is a hot variety of chili pepper. Unripe habaneros are green, and they color as they mature. The most common color variants are orange and red, but the fruit may also be white, brown, yellow, green, or purple. Typically, a ripe habanero is 2–6 cm (0.8–2.4 in) long. Habanero chilis are very hot, rated 100,000–350,000 on the Scoville scale. The habanero's heat, flavor and floral aroma make it a popular ingredient in hot sauces and other spicy foods. Show

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Peruvian Rocoto Peruvian Rocoto
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capsicum_pubescens
Moist
full sun
8-11
Rocoto
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
Solanaceae
3.0
Rocoto Chili, Baumchili
Fruit
Perennial
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Capsicum pubescens
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Jalapeño Chili Jalapeño Chili
Jalapeño
Annual
Can be eaten green. Show

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Bell pepper Bell pepper
Medium
Moist
full sun
10-11
Cayenne Pepper, Chili Pepper, Christmas Pepper, Red Pepper, Ornamental Chili Pepper
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
Solanaceae
1.0
Paprika, Gemüsepaprika
Flowers, Fruit, Leaves
Perennial
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Capsicum annuum
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Passion fruit Passion fruit
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Passiflora_edulis
Fast
Moist
full sun
9-12
Vines
Purple granadilla, Passion Fruit, Granadilla, Aul aanp, Bai xiang guo, Buah negeri, Buah susu, Garendal, Granadiglia, Granadilho, Grenadille, Ji dan guo, Kudamonotokeiso, Liliko'i, Linmangkon, Louki, Magalendendele, Maracuja-roxo, Maracuya, Markisa, Maseche, Matunda, Munchi, Obutunda, Pasionaria, Purpurgrenadille, Qaranidila, Sawarot, Soh-brap, Tikeiso, common passionfruit, fleur de la passion, flor de la pasión, granadiglia incarnata, granadilla, grenadella, kalala, maracayú, maracujá, maracujá azedo, maracujá-comum, maracujá-de-comer, maracujá-de-ponche, maracujá-do-mato, maracujá-doce, maracujá-mirim, maracujá-peroba, maracujá-preto, maracujá-redondo, maracuya, pasiflora, passiflora, passiflorae acetum folium, passiflore, passion flower, passion fruit, passion fruit|wel dodam, passionsblume, passionsfrukt, purple granadilla, purple passionflower
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
Passifloraceae
9.0
Oil
Weed potential
Fruit
Perennial
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Passiflora edulis
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Marjoram Marjoram
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marjoram
Dry, Moist
full sun, partial sun/shade
6-9
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
Lamiaceae or Labiatae
0.6
Majoran
Herbs
Leaves
Perennial
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Origanum majorana
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Potato Potato
Root
3-10
Perennial
full sun
Moist
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
1.0
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Potato
Irish potato, Andigena
Solanaceae
Kartoffel
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Solanum tuberosum
April
12 inches
seed - direct sow
Potatoes are one of the most popular root crops. They grow best at temperatures from 61 and 70 °F. Show

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Marigold Marigold
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Calendula_officinalis
Medium
Moist
full sun, partial sun/shade
2-11
Pot Marigold, Common Marigold, Scotch Marigold, Ruddles
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
Asteraceae or Compositae
0.6
Ringelblume
Flowers, Leaves, Seed
Annual
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Calendula officinalis
21°C (70°F)
6-14 days
5.5-7.0
15cm
60
Repels nematodes
### Propagation - Direct sow Direct sow in spring when light frost is still possible. Can be sown until early summer for fall blooms. ### Propagation - Transplant Sow indoors in late winter, transplant outside when risk of heavy frost has passed. #### Links [Calendula @ West Coast Seeds](https://www.westcoastseeds.com/products/zeolights-organic) Show

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Thyme Thyme
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thymus_vulgaris
Medium
Dry, Moist
full sun
5-11
Herbs
Garden thyme, Wild Thyme, Samon-phyu, Timo, Tomillo, Thym, Common thyme, German thyme, Thyme
light (sandy), medium
Lamiaceae or Labiatae
0.2
Thymian
Flowers, Leaves
Perennial
Evergreen
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Thymus vulgaris
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Dill Dill
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dill
Medium
Moist
full sun
2-11
light (sandy), medium
Apiaceae or Umbelliferae
0.8
Herbs
Dill
Leaves, Seed
Annual
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Anethum graveolens
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Nana spearmint Nana spearmint
Nana-Minze
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Tarragon Tarragon
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tarragon
Medium
Dry, Moist
full sun, partial sun/shade
5-8
French Tarragon, Dragon mugwort, Estragon, Pehtran, T'arkhuna, Russian tarragon
light (sandy), medium
Asteraceae or Compositae
0.6
Estragon
Leaves
Weed potential
Perennial
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Artemisia dracunculus
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Asparagus Asparagus
Stem
2-9
Perennial
full sun, partial sun/shade
Moist
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
1.5
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asparagus
garden asparagus, sparrow grass
Asparagaceae
Spargel
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Asparagus officinalis
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