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Sometimes known as the orca bean, this heirloom variety from Mexico can be used as a green bean or left to run to seed and its black and white beans dried for future use. The plants are compact enough to be grown in large pots, if desired, and they crop well.
Sow outdoors Mid April-June, in final position. Depth 5cm/2in, Rows Double rows, 45cm/18in apart. Sow Indoors April-May under cloches or in trays in a greenhouse. Protect from frost Harden late May-June. Thin out to 30cm/12in between plants. Harvest August onwards. Pick regularly to encourage a continuous supply of beans. Keep down weeds and water well in dry periods. Suitable for drying
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