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Tiger's Eye Bean, Shelling Beans

(Phaseolus vulgaris)

These plants are bush habit, and are productive and hearty plants. These are shelling beans, meant to be harvested as dry beans and used in soups, or for refried bean recipes. The taste is buttery and smooth.

We grow, harvest and pack our seed packets BY HAND. Each seed packet includes detailed directions about how to grow successful plants. It is our goal to inspire you to plant your own vegetables and flowers - to enjoy your sustainable and local harvest.

Details:

Foliage:green
Fruit:bean pods
Lifecycle:1    (0: N/A, 1: annual, 2: perennial, 3: biennial)
Height:24
Diameter:12
Heirloom:no
Container Planting:yes

Cultural Requirements:

USDA Zones:5 to 11
Soil:medium ph, well drained. rotate every 4 years to avoid disease.
Propagation / Germination:8 to 16 days
Spacing:2 to 4 inches
Sun:full sun
Water:keep moist, allow to dry when pods are fully formed
Pests and Diseases:Bean plants are vulnerable to numerous diseases and pests. Keep area dry and remove dropped leaves to protect against mold.

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