Approximately 2 seeds per gram.
An early, light red kidney bean with good flavor. Excellent for chili, bean salads, and soups. Exceptional culinary quality, with silky texture and thin skin. Plants grow to medium size that are sturdy and widely adapted. This 1855 heirloom variety grows 35-45 cm (14-18") tall with a spread that is 40-51cm (16-20”) wide. Pods average 10-12cm (4-5”) long.
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.