Bean - Jacobs Cattle
Approximately 1-2 seeds per gram.
An old-time bean from the New England state. Jacob Cattle beans are slightly kidney-shaped and have a distinctive, white and maroon-mottled color. These beans have long been a staple for baked beans and soups. This early, bush variety is also good as a snap bean. Plants have a bush habit which grows between 51-61 cm (20-24”) tall, with a spread of 45-51 cm (18-20”) wide. This variety cooks in half the time of most dry beans. Reliable early yields makes them popular for short seasons. An Open pollinated variety.
Avoid planting in soil that stays consistently damp or wet. Beans typically need warm soil of 65° or higher. Grows best in full sun. Regular harvesting of the young pods will ensure a greater yield.