85 days. This New England heirloom dates back to the 1700's. It is a multi-purpose bean, that can be eaten fresh at around 60 days, or left to dry for shelling beans. They perform well in cooler climates in the north, and are very reliable and hardy. Add in a great flavor that is excellent in soups or as a baked bean, and you have a real winner.
Minimum of 80 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 in full sun. 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.