Marfax

Marfax Dry Bean ECO

(86 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom resembling Swedish Brown Bean, but earlier and higher yielding. Richly flavored brown baking bean very well adapted to our cool climate. These are the beans served at Sagadahoc MOFGA’s famous baked bean, switchel and cider booth at the Common Ground Country Fair. This chapter has vended at all 41 fairs and sold baked beans since 1996. Golden-tan seed. Indigenous Royalties.

338 Marfax ECO
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A: 2oz for $3.00  
B: 8oz for $8.00  
C: 1lb for $12.00  
D: 5lb for $55.00  
E: 10lb for $100.00   ($95.00)
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Dry Beans

Phaseolus vulgaris 2 oz packet sows 25 ft; 1 lb, 200 ft. All bush beans except where noted.

Culture: In conditions of high nitrogen fertility some bush beans may develop vines in moist hot weather. Tender, will not survive frost. Plant 3–4 seeds/ft in rows 24–30" apart. Avoid disturbing foliage in wet weather to prevent spread of fungal diseases.

Allow pods to dry on the vine until pressing the beans with your fingernail leaves no indentation. If heavy or prolonged rain threatens when nearly dry, pull plants by the roots and hang them in a dry place to finish or pick pods, shell and finish drying indoors.