Tongues of Fire or Borlotti Bush Bean Seeds QTY. 200

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Tongues of Fire Bush Beans

Beautiful eye catching bean that closely resembles the Cranberry Bean. This bean is an italian favorite since it has the profound habit of absorbing a dish's flavor. It is thought to have originated from South America. It can be eaten early as a snap bean or used as a shellie bean. The are pods are light in color with distinctive red streaking. It is a good producer.                                                               

  • QTY: 25
  • Seed Planting Depth: 1.5"
  • Germination Temperature: 75
  • Days to Germination: 7-10 
  • Row Spacing: 36"
  • Plant Spacing: 6"
  • 100' Row Yield: 24 lb
  • Sun: Full
  • Harvest time: 57 day   

How to Save Seeds

Beans seldom cross pollinate with one another since they are considered to be self pollinators. However that isn't to say it won't occur. So as a precaution it is recommended to grow to different colors of beans near one another if you are limited on space and then observe the seeds when ready. The seed will show signs of crossing if you grew to different colors. If you are concerned about crossing separate by 150ft as a rule. Harvest when completely dried; cure them for a week or so by allowing them to further dry out in their pods spread out from one another, then shell and discard trash.