(Phaseolus vulgaris) Family heirloom brought to Missouri by covered
wagon in the 1880s by Lina’s grandmother. Lina
Sisco was one of the six original members of SSE,
which was founded in 1975. Large tan bean with
maroon markings. Horticultural type used as a dry
bean. Bush habit, dry, 85 days.
Green Thumb Tip Sow seeds outdoors after danger of frost has
passed and soil and air temperatures have warmed.
Harvest dry beans when the pods are completely
mature and dry. ± 1,100 seeds/lb
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