Decorative and tasty beans
Dwarf French bean Borlotto Lingua di Fuoco Nano produces beans that are white with red specks and are contained within a spectacular "Fire-tongue" red pod that can grow up to 20 cm long. This variety is very early and productive. The beans are great in soups or can be eaten like fresh green beans before they fully ripen.
Scientific Name: Phaseolus vulgaris
Plant Life Cycle: annual
Optimal Germination Temperature: 16-30C
Germination time in days: 7-14 days
Indicative Days to maturity: 86 days
Sunlight: Full sun
Soil requirement: full sun
Sowing and cultivation: Plant 2.5 cm deep, direct sow outdoors 10-15 cm apart when danger of frost has passed and soil temperature is over 16 °C.