Organic Black Turtle Beans

Store Seeds Organic Black Turtle Beans

Favored in Latin American and Caribbean cuisine. Vigorous, dwarf, bush-type plants bear heavy yields of small black beans.

4 Ounces $17.99  Qty: Price:
2 Ounces $10.49  Qty: Price:
1 Ounce $5.99  Qty: Price:

Description: Favored in Latin American and Caribbean cuisine. Vigorous, dwarf, bush-type plants bear heavy yields of small black beans, 7-8 per pod. The young pods are crisp and tender and may be used as snap beans if picked early. Grows well in all regions. Light: Full Height: 20 inch to 28 inch Width: Varied Spacing: 6 inch to 8 inch Needs Pollinator: No Planting Season: Spring/Late Spring-Early Summer Days to Maturity: 85 Needs Isolation: No Start Indoors: Not needed, may be started indoors early in the season, before the last frost. Start Direct: Yes Soil pH: 6.0 to 7.2 (Slightly acidic to just above neutral). Container Growing: Yes, very successful. Sowing: Prepare the planting bed by using a garden fork to loosen the soil. Mix in a 1-inch layer of mature compost. Plant seeds 1 inch deep. Wide double rows (two parallel rows of beans planted 12 to 14 inches apart) are the most space-efficient way to grow beans; you may incorporate an arbor/arch/latticework if you desire. Average Count per Ounce: 110 to 120 beans per ounce. [All counts are average, we will always include additional for undersized beans.]

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