50-70 days. Annual. Green beans, also known as string beans or snap peas, are one of the most common vegetables grown. This is due to their simplicity and the fast manner in which the seeds germinate and mature; These “snap peas” can be harvested as soon as just fifty days after being sown! This Blue Lake Bush Bean variety grows in the shape of a bush, and therefore does not need a pole or support. Because green beans are annual, you can simply pull the root from the ground when it’s time to pick them.