Beans – Borlotti -Tongues of Fire


Phaseolus vulgaris

Borlotti type used for its plump tasty seed. Non climbing, this attractive bean produces 17cm plump pods with red markings. Excellent dwarf variety where the seeds are used dry or mature green in cooking. Excellent for soups, bean dishes etc.

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Grown like ordinary beans but the pods are left on the plants until mature. The seed can be used at the mature green stage or dried and stored for later use.

Sow seed 3cm deep, 8 to 10cm apart, with 60cm between rows. Best sown Oct to Jan (cold), Sept – Feb (warm), and AYR (Trop). For continual supply, repeat sow every 6 weeks. Expect germination in 1 week at 21 deg.C. soil temperature.

CAUTION Seed may be treated with a pre-emergence fungicide. Do not use as stock food. Only for use as SEED for SOWING

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1 Pkt. (100 seeds), 100g, 250g

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