black turtle beans

815 – Black Turtle

$3.00$35.00

Certified Biodynamic and Organic

Bushy plants with good yields of small black seed. Delicious for soups, baked beans or bean spread. ≈177 seeds/oz.

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Product Description

DAYS TO HARVEST
85-105

SOWING
Sow beans 1-2″ deep. It is recommended to soak beans 2-6 hours prior to planting.

LIGHT PREFERENCE
Full sun

SOIL REQUIREMENTS
pH 6.5-6.8

PLANT HEIGHT
Bush Type: 1-2 feet

PLANT SPACING
Plant seeds every 2-3″ with 18″-36″ between rows.

HARDINESS ZONES
Beans are NOT hardy and will die with light frost.

HARVEST
Allow plants to mature until pods brown. Allow pods to dry, bringing indoors if necessary, then shell to reveal these beautiful black beans!

COMPANION PLANTING
As beans fix nitrogen, they pair well with many other crops especially beets, celery & celeriac, cabbage, potatoes, leeks, and radishes. Strong scented herbs planted near beans may discourage bean beetle.

USES & COOKING SUGGESTIONS

Delicious for soups, baked beans, or bean spread

Additional Information

Size

S = 1 oz, L = 4 oz, XL = 1 lb, 5 lbs

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