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PlantFiles: Dry Bean
Phaseolus vulgaris 'Agate Pinto'

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Family: Papilionaceae (pa-pil-ee-uh-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Phaseolus (FAZ-ee-oh-lus) (Info)
Species: vulgaris (vul-GAIR-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Agate Pinto
Hybridized by Rogers Brothers; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1982

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Category:
Annuals
Vegetables

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Seed Type:
Open Pollinated

Growth Habit:
Bush

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
N/A

Days to Maturity:
91 to 100 days

Bloom Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Profile:

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No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral Farmerdill On Aug 8, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

According to a vendor's description, this is a bush pinto with medium-sized mottled beans of rich spicy flavor. The breeder succeeded in breeding out the usual sprawling runners, a breakthrough in Pinto development which makes Agate easy to harvest. (92 days)



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