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Bean Seeds (Bush) - Borlotto

Bean Seeds (Bush) - Borlotto

Size Price Savings Quantity
1 Ounce $8.39
1/4 Pound $19.99 41% Savings
1 Pound $47.29 ($2.95/ounce) 65% Savings
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  • Used fresh or dry, this vigorous bush produces red speckled beans
  • Beautiful inside and out
  • Great for cooking, storing, or canning
  • Prefers full sun exposure
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Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Warm Season
Fruit Size 5 to 6 beans per pod, 6 to 7 inches long
Growth Habit Bush, Compact, Upright
Plant Height 12 to 24 inches

Flavor Profile Creamy; Sweet; Nutty
Plant Characteristics Easy to Grow & Maintain
Use Container Garden, Culinary, Soil Improvement
Growing Conditions Outdoor
Harvest Advantages Dried
Plant Resistance Bean Common Mosaic Virus

About Bean Seeds (Bush) - Borlotto

Phaseolus vulgaris

Seed Type Heirloom Seed
Plant Type Determinate, Dry Bean, Shell Bean

Grow Heirloom Beans - Plant Borlotto Bean Seeds

Beautiful cream colored beans with red flecks, can be used as a fresh shell bean or left on the plant as a dry bean. Vigorous grower, heavy producer of mild beans that like to take on the flavors of accompanying ingredients when cooked. Makes a wonderful baked bean as well.

Borlotto beans are a type of bush bean that can grow up to 24 inches tall. While they can technically grow without support, staking or providing a trellis for them to climb can offer several benefits such as improved yield and easier harvesting.

Planting Information

Planting Bean Seeds (Bush) - Borlotto

Planting Season Warm Season
Sowing Method Direct Sow
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth 1 inch
Plant Spacing 4 to 6 inches
Plant Height 12 to 24 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Days to Maturity 65 to 70 days
View our Bean Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count
1 Ounce 60
1/4 Pound 240
1 Pound 960

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