Approximately 2-3 seeds per gram.
The Painted Pony is also known as the Mare Brown bean. An heirloom bean type that is a multi-purpose bean. It can be picked for a green snap bean at about 55-60 days or left to mature for 85-90 days for use as a dry bean. The half brown and half white kidney-shaped bean gives rise to its name. A very sturdy bush habit that grows to 40-45 cm (16-18") tall with a 40-45 cm (16-18”) spread. A very prolific producer of stringless pods. The dry beans retain much of their markings when cooked.
Soil Conditions: Well-drained soil that is fertile. Soil pH: 6.0-7.5 Planting Depth: Sow seeds 2.5-5cm (1-2”) deep. Germination: 7-10 days. Height at Maturity: 30-60cm (12-24”) tall. Days to Maturity: 50-60 days. Watering: Keep soil evenly moist. Sun/Shade: Full sun. Spacing after Thinning: Thin seedlings to 15-20cm (6-8”) apart.