Green pods speckled with red shelled beans that can be used in soups, salads or for preserving. Dry Shelling Beans.
Scientific Name: Phaseolus vulgaris
Plant Life Cycle: annual
Optimal Germination Temperature: 16 °C
Germination time in days: 4-10 days
Indicative Days to maturity: 65 days
Sunlight: Full sun
Soil requirement: Average, well-drained soil.
Sowing and cultivation: Start indoors 2-3 weeks before last frost. or Sow outdoors 2.5 cm deep and 7-10 cm apart around poles, trellis, or fence when danger of frost has passed and soil temperature is over 16C. A strong, sturdy trellis such as a fence panel to support the plant foliage is recommended.