Black Turtle

Black Turtle Dry Bean OG

(102 days) Open-pollinated. We offer the Midnight strain, an improved upright bush version of the heirloom developed at Cornell. A refinement of the original, first sold in 1832 by Grant M. Thorburn, one of the first U.S. seedsmen. Features small black beans with rich spicy flavor popular for soup.


385 Black Turtle OG
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A: 2oz for $2.50  
B: 8oz for $7.00  
C: 1lb for $10.00  
D: 5lb for $45.00  
E: 10lb for $80.00  
K: 25lb for $175.00   ($166.25)
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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.