Jackson Wonder (Speckled) Bean is an OP, HEIRLOOM with 65 days maurity. Prolific and cold-hardy yet thrives in hot weather! 4-6″ pods produce 3-4 small-medium beans that are purple-brown speckled seeds with a mild nutty flavor. 18-24″H compact bushes make harvesting quick and easy. Jackson Wonder (Speckled) Bean IS Heat and drought tolerant. USES: Canning, Dried, Freezing, Fresh Markets, Home Gardens. Approximately 100 seeds per ounce or 1,600 seeds per pound. Lima beans are super-high in fiber and protein, but contain hardly a trace of fat. Their high magnesium content relaxes veins and arteries in the body, improving blood oxygen levels and the circulation of nutrients. Another super-food from your own back yard!
Companions: Beet (to bush beans only), cabbage family, carrot, celery, chard, corn, cucumber, eggplant, pea. Allies: Marigold deters Mexican bean beetles. Nasturtium and rosemary deter bean beetles. Summer savory deters bean beetles, improves growth and flavor. Enemies: Garlic, onion and shallot stunt the growth of beans. *Nitrogen-fixer in the soil – chop up plant and work it back into the soil.
Each seed packet contains approximately 200 seeds. Available from SeedGro, an American brand offering only the best natural, non-GMO, open-pollinated, hybrid, and heirloom untreated seeds.