Seeds - Bean, Pinto Quincy OG

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Organic Quincy Pinto Bean seeds are not available for the 2018 season.

 

Description: Very high yielding pinto bean, ideal for slow-cooking and canning.
Large, medium- to late-maturing beans with delicious creamy flavour. The first pinto variety with genetic resistance to Bean Common Mosaic Virus, Bean Common Mosaic Necrosis and Curly Top Virus. 

Pack Size: 1 ounce

Latin Name: Phaseolus vulgaris

Days to Maturity: 106 days
Exposure: Full sun
Height: Bush habit

Certified Organic: USDA Certified Organic

Germination: 7 - 14 days at 18ºC.
Outdoors: Direct-seed once all risk of frost has passed and soil is warm. Planting into cold soil will result in seeds rotting. Pinto beans do not transplant well from starter pots, so direct seeding is much preferred. 
Planting Depth: 1.5”.
Spacing: Sow seeds 2 - 3" apart in rows 15 - 24” apart. Thin to 4 - 6” once first true set of leaves has developed.

Growing in Containers: May be grown in raised beds or very large planters, such as barrels.

Mixed Planters: Not suited to mixed planters.

Garden Companions: Beets, carrots, cauliflower, cucumber, corn, eggplant, potato, radishes, kale, lettuce, peas, potatoes, Swiss chard, and strawberry.
Plants to Avoid: All members of the allium family (onions, leeks, garlic, scallions) and Kohlrabi inhibit growth in beans. Sunflowers will compete for light.

Pest/Disease Issues: Aphids can be washed off plants with a hard stream of water.

Harvesting: Younger beans can be harvested as a snap bean, and enjoyed fresh. Otherwise, harvest at maturity. 

Suitability for Indoors: Not suited for indoors.

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