(Phaseolus vulgaris) Heirloom from Virginia, North Carolina, and
Tennessee. Original seed said to have been found
in a wild turkey’s craw. Stringless 6" pods enclose
attractive brown seeds with tan flecks and brown
eye rings. Used as a snap bean or a dry bean;
excellent canned or frozen. From the Wanigan
Associates Collection organized by the late John
Withee. Pole habit, snap or dry, 80-100 days.
Trellis, tepee or fencing
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. ± 1,200 seeds/lb
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