SIBAYA Garden Bean

OUTSTANDING QUALITIES

  • HIGH YIELD POTENTIAL
  • GOOD DISEASE RESISTANCE
  • PODS VERY UNIFORM IN SIZE AND APPEARANCE
  • ATTRACTIVE, STRAIGHT, DARK GREEN SHINY PODS

Sibaya has been developed as a fine bean for the pre-pack market.  It has been bred in Africa for African conditions.  Sibaya yields a very attractive straight bean, with a shiny green colour.  The uniformity of the beans is excellent.  Field holding ability of Sibaya is good and seed development is slow. Disease resistance is good and high yields can be expected.

SPECIAL VARIETAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Can be planted in the main season. Good heat adaptability
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Description

CHARACTERISTIC*: SIBAYA
KIND: Garden Bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.)
TYPE: Extra fine to fine
PLANT TYPE: Upright Bush
MATURITY: Mid (60 – 65 days from sowing)
SEASON: Main season and frost-free winter conditions
POD SHAPE: Fine, straight pods
POD COLOUR: Attractive dark green, shiny
YIELD POTENTIAL: Excellent
POD LENGHT (mature green): 12 – 14 cm and a diameter of 6 – 7 mm
SHELF LIFE (mature green): Very good
UNIFORMITY: Excellent
PLANT POPULATION GUIDE: 185 000 – 275 000 final stand per ha
PLANT SPACING GUIDE: Between rows: 1 – 1.6 m.  Between plants in the row: 10 – 12 cm
DISEASE REACTION (SCIENTIFIC): Good resistance to bean common mosaic virus, rust and angular leaf spot
SEED REQUIREMENT: 35 – 45 kg/ha
END USE: Fresh market and pre-pack, keeps well in cold storage
SPECIAL FEATURES: Excellent pod quality: tender, shiny and dark green.