King of the Early

King of the Early Dry Bean

(85 days) Open-pollinated. Beautiful mottled red baking bean. Seed propagated from a sample sent to us years ago by seed-saving customer Linwood Ware. King’s ability to ripen early, its capacity to swell enormously when soaked, its utter dependability through hot summers and cool, and its robust flavor won our hearts. We’ve found King easy to grow and heavy yielding year after year. Seed grown in Maine.

336 King of the Early
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A: 2oz for $2.50  
B: 8oz for $7.00  
C: 1lb for $11.00  
D: 5lb for $45.00  
E: 10lb for $75.00  
K: 25lb for $175.00   ($166.25)
L: 50lb for $325.00   ($292.50)
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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.