Jacob’s Cattle

820 – Jacob’s Cattle

$3.00$7.00

Certified Biodynamic and Organic

HEIRLOOM of ancient times. A beautiful baking and soup bean. White seeds speckled with deep maroon. Beans become tender quickly, but keep their shape well, making them ideal for baked beans, soups, chilis, etc. Dependable with excellent yields. ≈56 seeds/oz.

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Product Description

DAYS TO HARVEST
80-100

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 this remarkable heirloom bean!

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

Great for soups, baked beans, chilis, etc.

Additional Information

Size

S = 1 oz, L = 4 oz

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