Bean, True Red Cranberry Organic

Catalog #0909A

5749

(Phaseolus vulgaris) One of the 1,186 beans given to SSE in 1981 by John Withee and his Wanigan Associates. (Wanigan is the Abnaki Indian word for the cookshacks on rafts which floated down Maine rivers during the spring lumber drives, where huge quantities of beans were cooked and served to Maine woodsmen.) Given to John by Mr. Taylor in Maine. Use like any dry kidney bean, excellent flavor. Pole habit, 95 days.

DIRECT SEED
2" Apart
SEED DEPTH
1"
SUPPORT
Trellis, tepee or fencing
LIGHT
Full Sun
 
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.
± 540 seeds/lb

Price:  Free!

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