GB CULTURAL INFO: W/Matures 12/Harvest 8/Green Yield 30-108, Dry 4-24/Spacing 6"/
DAYS TO MAT: 85-105 days
SEEDS PER PACKET: 85
SOURCE CODE: O
APPROX GERM DAYS: 7-14+
PLANTING DEPTH: 1"
WHEN TO PLANT: Summer
PACKET LABEL INSTRUCTIONS: Half-runner. Plant 6" apart in well composted soil after all danger of frost is past and soil has warmed to 60-70 degrees. Using our Garden Combo Inoculant helps plant produce nitrogen and can increase yields. Should have PH 6 or above. Keep well watered or apply mulch to control moisture. Keep well weeded or mulched avoid damaging the roots with hoe or cultivator. Harvest when pods are dry and beans can hardly be dented when bitten, or when beans are bulging through pods. Harvest continuously so plants will set more beans.
BOTANICAL NAMES: Phaseolus vulgaris
DESCRIPTION: Plump, beautiful black beans for soup or refries, on 22-24 inch tall bushes. Can be harvested earlier as green snap beans, then later as shelling beans, but really best harvested dry for delicious soup. Unique, sought-after flavor. Unique sought after flavor.
Popular for black bean soup, widely grown from Southwest to Cuba and down into South America. Used in Black Turtle Soup for over 150 years.