GB CULTURAL INFO: W, H/Matures 12/Harvest 8/Yield Dry 4-24/Spacing 6"/
DAYS TO MAT: 85 days
SEEDS PER PACKET: 85
SOURCE CODE: C
APPROX GERM DAYS: 7-14
PLANTING DEPTH: 1"
WHEN TO PLANT: Spring and Summer
PACKET LABEL INSTRUCTIONS: 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 NAME: Phaseolus vulgaris
DESCRIPTION: Family heirloom enjoyed for generations and introduced to the world by master plant breeder Glen Drowns. A great dry bean, wonderful rich, meaty flavor, great for soups. Very productive, 5-6 deep red and white speckled beans per pod. Excellent for growing with corn as it climbs the cornstalks.
"For an all-around great bean that showcases why we bother with heirlooms and seed saving, I can't think of a better candidate than Good Mother Stallard. This bean almost always knocks the socks off the lucky eater." -The Heirloom Bean Grower's Guide"