Approximately 1-2 seeds per gram.
An old-time bean from the New England state. Jacob Cattle beans are slightly kidney-shaped and have a distinctive, white and maroon-mottled color. These beans have long been a staple for baked beans and soups. This early, bush variety is also good as a snap bean. Plants have a bush habit which grows between 51-61 cm (20-24”) tall, with a spread of 45-51 cm (18-20”) wide. This variety cooks in half the time of most dry beans. Reliable early yields makes them popular for short seasons. An Open pollinated variety.
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.