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Phaseolus vulgaris 'Anellino di Trento'

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

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6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Seed Type:
Open Pollinated

Growth Habit:

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun


Days to Maturity:
71 to 80 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

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1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive CarolinianNJer On Jun 16, 2010, CarolinianNJer from Columbia, SC wrote:

I had no challenges with this variety.

They are a tasty & decorative bean, although they mostly lacked the purple splotches except where they were exposed to the sun. The splotches disappear when you cook them, anyway.

Neutral Farmerdill On Apr 13, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A short(5inch) round podded green with purple stripes bean from Bakker Brothers.

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