90 day. Also known as Orca or Yin Yang, this beautiful heirloom bean is also delicious. It is dependable and has good yields. It is a great choice for beautiful soups and stews because it also holds its shape well when cooked.
Minimum of 40 seeds per packet.
Planting Depth: 1 inch
Plant Spacing: 2-6 inches
Row Spacing: 2-3 feet
Direct seed after last danger of frost has passed. Beans need soil temperatures between 75-85 degrees F to sprout. Make sure to check your nighttime temperatures too. They will not sprout if soil temperatures are below 60 degrees F.
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Last year I decided to try something new to me and plant beans for drying. I started with 4 different varieties, including the Calypso Bean. I had great germination and great yield. The beans are fun with their exceptional coloring, and taste good too! They were simple to grow, and dried on the plant. My young kids and I had a blast shelling them. I will definitely be planting more this year!