Doña Josepha's Black Bean

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Doña Josepha's Black Bean


(Phaseolus vulgaris):

This is an heirloom bean from the Juarez Sic family of Chichupac, Guatemala. Black beans are the quintessential staple of Guatemala, consumed with almost every meal. Excellent flavor. It is a bush bean with a white vine.


Epic origin grown by: Alberto Juarez Sic, Guatemala


Planting Instructions: Sow seeds after all danger of frost and soil has warmed. Sow seeds 1-2 inches deep, every 2-3 inches in rows 18-36 inches apart. Tying up your beans will help support the pods and keep them off the ground.


Sow: May-June

Germinate: 8-10 days

Water: Moist

Harvest: 90 days

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