1500 Year Old Cave Bean

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Pole. 95-110 Days. This amazing native bean is believed to have been discovered inside a pitch-sealed clay pot in a cave in New Mexico. Carbon dating revealed the bean to be 1500 years old! Long vines climb to 10' and produce tasty pods. Beans are large and kidney shaped, white with maroon mottling. A very rare collector’s bean.

  • Pole Bean
  • 95-110 Days
  • Full Sun
  • Sprouts in 5-8 Days
  • Seed Depth: 1/2" to 1"
  • Ideal Temperature: 70-80 Degrees F
  • Plant Spacing: 6-10"
  • Frost Hardy: No
  • Phaseolus vulgaris

Growing Tips: Vigorous, long vines need support. Soak seeds overnight and direct seed after last frost. Harvest frequently to keep plants productive.

Availability: Out of stock
Minimum Seed Count: 20
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