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Bean - Red Mexican - Phaseolus vulgaris
Tender annual Bush. Dry. Heirloom. This variety is also known as "Montezuma's Red" and was introduced in the 1800s. This prolific dry-land variety is outstanding for baking.
Soil & Water: Legumes like well-drained soil rich in organic matter and with a moderate amount of nutrients. Water lightly at planting, moderately at flowering, and heavily throughout harvest time. Avoid overhead watering.
Planting & Growing: Direct seed when the danger of frost is past. This red bean is a very prolific, long-season, small bush bean which grows well in drier soils.
Harvesting & Storage: Leave the pods on the plant until they have completely dried. Store dry, shelled beans in an airtight container
Did You Know? Legumes are a good source of calcium and iron and help to add nitrogen to soil.
Soil Temperature: 60-85F
Planting Depth: 1"
Germination: 6-12 Days
Height At Maturity: 14"
Days To Maturity: 85-100 Days
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 4"-6"
Approx Seeds per 1/2 lbs: 634 seeds
Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply brand vegetable seeds from packs are guaranteed to germinate. Once the seeds have sprouted, please understand that Peaceful Valley cannot be held responsible for the many uncontrollable growing and climatic conditions that must be met to insure the success of your crop(s).
Peaceful Valley brand vegetable seeds are all non-GMO and Certified Organic.
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