(Phaseolus vulgaris) (aka Amish Knuttle) Said to have been brought to North America on the Mayflower by Ann Hutchinson in 1620, followed by a long history of being circulated in the Carolinas. This productive cutshort type has short pods packed with small square seeds. White seeds blotched with rose. Young string beans are prized for delicious flavor. Also excellent as a dry bean. Pole habit, 100 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 snap beans frequently for increased yields. Leave some pods on the vine and harvest when completely mature for dry beans. Â± 1,700 seeds/lb
Seed Savers Exchange is a tax-exempt, 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of heirloom seeds.
Images on this site are protected by copyright, unauthorized use is not permitted.