- 30 seeds
- Open pollinated
- Distance between plants – 3-6″
- Distance between rows – 18-24′
- 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 – 70%
Produced on the farm, this marrowfat type heirloom bean has its roots in Grand Manan NB from the Locke family (1920). Great in soups & curries. Original seed from Heritage Harvest Seeds, MB.
We have grown it on the farm and it adapts very well to our climate, needing very little maintenance or support. Great bean for kids as the plant stays small and are easy to harvest.
Sow: Direct seed after last frost
Harvest: After 90 days and the bean is brown and dry
Description on Heritage Harvest Seeds website. “An old heirloom Marrowfat type bean that has been grown by the Locke Family of Grand Manan, NB for 3 generations. Larry Locke’s grandfather Ashton was given some by a Miss Albertine Bancroft around 1920. Larry’s family has grown them ever since. The large white oval seeds are excellent for baking with wonderful flavor.”