King of the Early Bean
- 60 seeds
- Open pollinated
- Distance between plants – 3-6″
- Distance between rows – 2′
- Full sun
- Water every 2-3 days
- Days to maturity – 80-90 days
- Days to germination – 6-10 days
- Height – 18″
- Phaseolus Vulgaris
- Germination rate – 91%
Sow: Direct seed after last frost
Harvest: After 80-90 days and the bean is brown and dry
Compact and small plant that does not require any supports to grow to maturity.
Alot of bean pods per plant and early marturing.
A lovely, spotted red baking bean, “King” ripens early and then expands to several times its original size when soaked.
Often used in chili, refried beans, baked beans, soups and salads. Like a Jacob’s cattle bean.