Botanical Name: Phaseolus vulgaris 'Calypso'
Height: 15-18 in.
Spacing: 6-8 inches between plants, 36 inches between rows
Depth: Sow 1-1.5 in. deep after the last frost.
Spread: 8-12 in
Sun/Shade: Full sun
Yield: 4-5 beans per pod, high-yielding
Fruit: Large beans, Half black and half white, with opposite spots- resembling a yin yang symbol, hence the beans other popular name the Yin Yang Bean.
Days To Maturity: 90 days from planting
Soil Requirements: Rich, well drained soil
Seed Count: 2 oz.
Comments: Heirloom with mild flavor similar to Black Turtle Beans and smooth,meaty texture. Bean doubles in size when cooked. Pretty enough to use as a decoration!