DESCRIPTION: Large white beans with mild, creamy flavor and texture that wins taste-offs regularly. Italian heirloom used with pasta, soups, salads, and spreads (try it for hummus-just as yummy and the plants are higher-yielding) as well as a main dish in its own right. Use in any recipe for Navy or white beans-best tasting white bean available. Bush type.
BOTANICAL NAME: Phaseolus vulgaris
DAYS TO MATURITY: 95
SEEDS PER PACKET: 85
SOURCE CODE: C
GERMINATION DAYS: 8-16
WHEN TO PLANT: after danger of frost, at least 60F soil temperature
PLANTING DEPTH: 1"
GROWING INSTRUCTIONS: Plant 6" apart in well composted soil after all danger of frost is past and soil has warmed to 60-70 degrees. 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. Ready to harvest when pods are dry and beans can hardly be dented when bitten.
GROW BIOINTENSIVEŽ CULTURAL INFORMATION: H, W/Matures 8-9/Harvest 12/Yields green 30-108, dry 4-24/Spacing 6"
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION : Stores Well