Bean, Bush - Tongue of Fire


$199 USD
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Not only does the Tongue of Fire Bush Bean have one of the best names for a vegetable, this Italian heirloom bean produces beautiful, flavorful wide cranberry streaked pods. Originally collected in Tierra del Fuego on the tip of South America, it produces 6"-7" long pods on a compact plant. Eat it young as a green bean, shell it when it matures, or let it dry and cook the large beans as you would kidney beans.

  • Easy to grow
  • High yielding
  • Beautiful and delicious
  • 6"-7" long pods

SEED PLANTING TIPS

  • Botanical name: Phaseolus vulgaris
  • Depth to plant seeds: 1" deep
  • Spacing between plants: 4" apart
  • Spacing between rows: 18"-24" apart
  • Days to germinate (sprout): 5-10 days
  • Germination soil temps: 70F-85F
  • Soil needs: 6.0-7.0 pH
  • Sun needs: Full sun
  • Frost hardy: No
  • Planting season: Spring, summer, fall
  • # of plants per sq. ft.: Appx. 4 plants per sq. ft.
  • Days to maturity: 55-90 days

Click here to view our full Bean grow guide

Good companion plants: Cucumber, Pea, Rosemary, Thyme, Tomato

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