Organic Vermont Cranberry Bush Bean - Phaseolus vulgaris
What a wonderful heirloom pole bean from Vermont! Multipurpose, maroon with cranberry stripes, bean can be used as a dry bean with a rich flavor for soups and makes an outstanding baked bean. Also an incredibly beautiful pink-striped snap bean and great as a shelly.
This bean will do great in cool-weather, short season climates. Dry bean keeps great in storage.
- Sun: Full
- Indoors: No
- Direct Sow: After last frost
Seed Count: 35
- Days to Maturity: 60 for snap, 70 for shell bean, 90 for dry
- Plant Size: 24"-36"
Do not plant in cold, wet soil. Soak seeds in water for 30 minutes and add an inoculant, if needed, before planting. Mulch at base of plants. Plant every 2-3 weeks for successive harvest. Use tipi, corn, or trellis for support.