Soldier Dry Bean - Sustainably Grown

(89 days) Open-pollinated. Unlike our soldiers in most faraway wars, these Soldiers have a clear winnable mission within a defined timetable: to reproduce themselves every year for our mutual benefit! Large drought-tolerant white kidney beans with red-brown soldier-like figures on the eyes. A New England favorite for generations.

349 Soldier - Sustainably Grown
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K: 25lb for $175.00   ($166.25)
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Shell and Dry Beans

Phaseolus vulgaris 2 oz packet sows 25 ft; 1 lb, 200 ft. All bush beans except where noted.

Culture: In conditions of high nitrogen fertility some bush beans may develop vines in moist hot weather. Tender, will not survive frost. Plant 3–4 seeds/ft in rows 24–30" apart. Pick frequently for maximum yields, but avoid disturbing foliage in wet weather to prevent spread of fungal diseases.

Harvest shell beans when the beans are plump inside pods. For dry beans allow pods to dry on the vine until pressing the beans with your fingernail leaves no indentation. If heavy rains threaten just before maturity, pull plants by the roots and hang them in a dry place to finish or pick pods, shell and finish drying indoors.