Hidatsa Red Indian

SKU: 5405


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Bean, Hidatsa Red Indian 1
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A hardy heirloom bean that comes from the Hidatsa people of the upper Missouri River Valley. Plump red beans for dry use; plants climb to about 3-feet tall. (85 days)

Each packet contains approximately 40-60 seeds.

Planting Instructions:
Sow beans 1 to 2 inches deep when danger of frost is past. Soaking seeds 1 to 2 hours before planting will speed germination. Beans will rot if soil is too cold or very damp. Sow bush-types 6 to 12 inches apart in beds, pole-types 6 inches apart in rows. Provide support for poll-types.

Harvest for snaps when pods are good sized; keep snaps well picked, as production slows as seed matures. All varieties of strings will develop in over-mature pods.

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