degauze's Journal: Beans, Pole, Shelling Borlotto Solista Phaseolus vulgaris 16041

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  • Category: Plants and Requirements: Beans, Pole
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Initial Notes:

A Borllotti type pole shell bean. Pods are 8 inches in length, cream with maroon striping. Kidney type beans, white flecked with pink.

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

Category:
Annuals
Vegetables
Vines and Climbers

Height:
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Spacing:
6-9 in. (15-22 cm)
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Seed Type:
Open Pollinated

Growth Habit:
Climbing

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
N/A

Days to Maturity:
81 to 90 days
91 to 100 days

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

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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