Seed Freaks - Bean - Borlotti - Tongue of Fire
Seed Freaks – Bean – Borlotti – Tongue of Fire
BEAN: TONGUE OF FIRE
A Borlotti (Kidney) bean speckled pink on white that turns brown when
cooked. The pods are vibrant red and white. A good high producing bean that can provide winter protein with soups, casseroles, and bean dishes. It is the go-to variety for an authentic Italian minestrone soup!
WHEN TO PLANT
Cool Climate: After risk of frost: OCT, NOV, DEC, JAN
Temperate: SEP – MAR
Sub – Tropical: APR, AUG – NOV
Tropical: MAR – AUG
Arid: MAR, APR, MAY, SEPT OCT, NOV
Rich, well-drained soil
Direct sow 5cm deep-water once after sowing and not again till they germinate.
Space 10-15cm apart. Pick daily to encourage production. Sow at 10-day intervals for continuous harvest. It can be trellised but does not strictly require it.
DAYS TO HARVEST
APPROX 30 SEEDS
OPEN POLLINATED SEED 100% TASMANIAN GROWN
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