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Dry Bean
Phaseolus vulgaris 'Bolas Maycoba'

Family: Papilionaceae (pa-pil-ee-uh-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Phaseolus (FAZ-ee-oh-lus) (Info)
Species: vulgaris (vul-GAIR-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Bolas Maycoba
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Category:

Annuals

Vegetables

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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

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Menifee, California

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On May 11, 2013, risingcreek from sun city, CA (Zone 9a) wrote:

also know as peruano bean, is creamier and smoother tasting then pintos. said to be easier to digest. a staple of south america for 100s of years. easy to grow, abundant harvest.