Lina Sisco's Bird Egg Bush Bean, 1880 Heirloom

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF

Lina Sisco's Bird Egg Bush Bean, 1880 Heirloom

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF
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The Seed Savers Exchange - Family heirloom brought to Missouri by covered wagon in the 1880s by Lina’s grandmother. Lina Sisco was one of the six original members of SSE, which was founded in 1975. Large tan bean with maroon markings. This is very similar to a Cherry Bean or a Dwarf Horticulture Bean. The pods are mature to be maroon with cream striping. 

The horticultural type is used as a dry bean. Bush habit, dry, 85 days. ±1,100 seeds/lb.

  • Bush bean
  • Open-Pollinated
  • Tan beans with maroon markings
  • Dry or Horticultural bean
  • 85 days
  • 50 Seeds per Pack

    Instructions -

    Sow seeds outdoors after the danger of frost has passed and soil and air temperatures have warmed. Harvest dry beans when the pods are completely mature and dry.

    Direct Seed 2" apart 

    Plant 1" deep

    Plant 36-48" rows apart

    Full Sun 

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