Bean Seeds (Bush) - Tongue of Fire

Bean Seeds (Bush) - Tongue of Fire

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Bean Seeds (Bush) - Borlotto SHOP
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1 Ounce $8.39
1/4 Pound $19.99 41% Savings
1 Pound $46.19 ($2.88/ounce) 66% Savings
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  • This tasty bean is beautiful and great for freezing or canning
  • Unique coloring
  • Wonderful flavor
  • Prefers full sun exposure
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Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Warm Season
Fruit Size 6 to 7 inches long, 6 to 8 beans per pod
Growth Habit Bush, Compact, Upright
Plant Height 15 to 18 inches

Flavor Profile Nutty; Earthy; Slightly Sweet; Creamy Texture
Plant Characteristics Easy to Grow & Maintain
Use Container Garden, Culinary, Soil Improvement
Growing Conditions Commercial, Outdoor
Harvest Advantages Canning, Freezing

About Bean Seeds (Bush) - Tongue of Fire

Phaseolus vulgaris

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

Grow Heirloom Beans - Plant Tongue of Fire Bean Seeds

Very popular, high yielding bush-type plants of green pods with red and scarlet colored streaks. Beans themselves also have the distinctive red streaking which makes for a fun ingredient in salads and soups. Fabulous flavor is retained whether fresh, frozen or canned.

Planting Information

Planting Bean Seeds (Bush) - Tongue of Fire

Planting Season Warm Season
Sowing Method Direct Sow
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth 1 inch
Plant Spacing 4 to 6 inches
Plant Height 15 to 18 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 66
1/4 Pound 264
1 Pound 1,056

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