50 Organic Navy Bush Bean Seeds per pack
(a.k.a. Boston Pea, White Navy, Small White Navy, White Bean, Navy Pea Bean)
(Phaseolus vulgaris) 85-100 days Organic Dry Bean The most widely known organic bean among the white bean types, the Organic Navy Bush Bean takes its name from the fact that since the mid-1800s this bean has been a staple food for the U.S. Navy. A great addition to organic soups, organic baked bean recipes, and organic bean stews. Firm skin stands up to reheating well. Makes a delicious Organic Ham and Bean Soup! Favorite bean for Organic Boston Baked Beans. Organic Navy Bush Bean is high in fiber and protein, a good source of folate, manganese, and Vitamin B1. Great Organic dry bean, stores well. Organic Navy Bush Bean has some resistance to Anthracnose and Bean Mosaic Virus.
Planting Instructions for Organic Navy Bush Bean Seeds
Sow Organic Heirloom / Open Pollinated Organic Navy Bush beans 1-2″ deep, 2-6″ apart, in rows 18-36″ apart, in full sun after danger of frost. Soaking Organic Navy Bush bean seeds in water 1-2 hours before planting speeds germination. Germination occurs in 4-16 days in soil 60-85°F. Provide support for Organic heirloom pole bean varieties. For organic heirloom snap beans, harvest when beans are 3-6″ long. For organic Navy Bush dry beans, leave pods on plants until pods are dry, brown, and crisp, and beans are hard and rattle in pod, if more drying is needed when danger of frost has arrived, pick pods or pull entire plant and hang upside down to dry further.