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Bean - Red Mexican - Phaseolus vulgaris
Tender annual Pole. 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: 575
Peaceful Valley Brand vegetable seeds are all Certified Organic.
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