85 days. This is the bean that was carried by the Cherokee Indians from Georgia to Oklahoma when they were driven from their homeland. A nice black pole bean, it can also be eaten as a snap bean.
Minimum of 20 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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THE CHEROKEE TRAIL OF TEARS BEAN DID VERY WELL FOR US IN KANSAS - ZONE 6B. TONS OF BLACK BEANS. NO DISEASE OR PEST DAMAGE NOTED.
WE PURCHASED SEVERAL VEGETABLE SEEDS FROM ANNIE'S HEIRLOOM SEEDS; ALL HAD NEAR PERFECT GERMINATION RATES.