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Red Swan, Organic
Organic Red Swan Bean Seeds

Approx. 1,600 seeds/lb.; 70 lbs./acre.

Product Code: 55003

Item #55003*:
4 oz. [Price $5.95]
1/2 lb. [Price $7.95]
1 lb. [Price $12.95]
5 lb. [Price $49.00]
25 lb. [Price $199.00]
50 lb. [Price $379.00]


Organic bean seed certified by Baystate Organic Certifiers.

Open PollinatedWhat do these symbols mean?
This outstanding bush bean was bred by the legendary Robert Lobitz. It is a cross between a pinto and a purple snap bean. The beans have a unique gourmet flavor. They are 4-5 long, rose-red and flattened. They turn bright green when cooked. 55 days.

When and Where to Plant: Select a sunny location and plant when all danger of frost has past and the soil has warmed. For best results, loosen soil with spade or fork, fertilize with vegetable food and smooth with rake. Firm soil over seed and keep moist. Plant bush types every 3 weeks.
Care: Support pole beans with stout pole, trellis, string, or wire. Water by soaking soil to reduce danger of disease.
Harvest: Pick regularly when pods are 4-6"/10-15 cm, before side bulge.
Your Health: A low calorie, high fiber source of minerals and vitamins.

Bush Type
Planting Depth: 1-1/2"/3-4 mm
Seed Spacing: 2-3"/5-8 cm
Spacing Between Rows: 24"/61 cm
Days to Germination: 8-16
Spacing After Thinning: 4-6"/10-15 cm
Days to Maturity: 50-65
Sowing: Sow seeds in a sunny location when all danger of frost is past. Plant in loose, fertile soil, and moisten. Successive plantings of bush types can be made every 3 weeks, but plant pole types just once.
Care: Water regularly and fertilize when 3" (7.5cm) tall. Thin seedlings to 6" (15cm) apart.
Harvest: Pick when pods are plump.
Your Health: Beans are low in calories, high in fiber. Supplies Calcium, Phosphorus and moderate amounts of vitamins A and C.

Seed Spacing
Row Spacing Days to Sprout Plant Spacing
Days to Maturity

Full sun

1" /
2.5 cm

2-3" /
5-7.5 cm

24" /
60 cm


4-6" / 10-15 cm

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