Bean Pencil Pod Black Wax (B)


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Pencil Pod Black Wax Beans produce an excellent crop of 15 cm (6″) long beans on compact plants. This variety produces stringless, golden-yellow pods that encase black beans inside. The fleshy pods offer exceptional flavor and are ideal for home freezing and canning.

Seed Type: Heirloom

Online Code: 101024

Product Weight: 20 grams

Plant Type: Vegetable

Flavor: Fleshy & tender

Days to Harvest: 60 to 70 days

Days to Seed Germination: 6 to 14 days

Seed Planting Depth: 2.5 cm (1″)

Seed Spacing: 10 cm (4″)

Row Spacing: 60 cm (24″)

Plant Spacing: 15 cm (6″)

Growing Height: 35-40 cm (14-16″)

Planting Instructions: Sow seeds when the soil is warm and all danger of frost is past. Pick early and often to encourage production. Sow every 2 weeks until 8 weeks before fall frost.

How To Grow: Bean Pencil Pod Black Wax (Bush)

Suggestions: Extend the harvesting season by making smaller successive sowings every one or two weeks until mid-June instead of one large initial sowing at the beginning of the season.

Preparation Ideas: Rinse beans under water. Dry and cut tips off both ends. Toss beans with salt, pepper and olive oil. Place beans in a single layer (do not overlap), on foil lined baking sheet. Bake at 350 F preheated oven for approximately 25 minutes or until cooked to desired tenderness.

SKU: 778054006049