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Blue Speckled Tepary Bean Seeds


Blue Speckled Tepary Bean Seeds. Heirloom Blue Speckled Tepary Bean is native to Mexico and Southern United States. Very drought-resistant in fact, Heirloom Blue Speckled Tepary Bean almost prefers to be a little water neglected. If you live an area where you get excessive rainfall choose your planting time so that you are growing your Heirloom Blue Speckled Tepary Beans when you get the least amount of rain for your season. We sometimes get quite a bit of rain here in Southern Missouri but we have our gardens with Heirloom Blue Speckled Tepary Bean on a slight grade so that the water runs off well. Don't over water Tepary Bean plants, they require very little care. Plants can be expected to grow 2 1/2 - 3 feet long with a growth habit of bush / runner, similar to the Pinto Bean.  The growth habit of tepary beans is such that the they vine onto themselves creating a mass about a foot tall. The thin vines are somewhat woody and seem to keep themselves off the ground. As shown in the pictures below, this variety has small pink blooms and pods similar to pea pods in shape, but flat and thin shelled.  (Phaseolus acutifolius)  Blue Speckled Tepary Bean are approximately 80 days until harvest.  Harvest as dry beans when the pod is dry and the bean can not easily be dented with your fingernail.  It's ability to keep for very long periods of time made Tepary Beans a staple for many Native American tribes.  Packet contains approximately 50 Heirloom Blue Speckled Tepary Bean seeds grown naturally with love and care. Happy Planting!  We have a wide variety of Heirloom Vegetable, Herb, and Flower Seeds for sale.  With all of our seeds: Your first packet ships for $2.50.  All additional packets ship free.  So your total shipping on a seed order is $2.50 no matter how many packets you order.

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