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Calypso Shell Bean
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Calypso Shell Bean

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Perfect Bean Balance

Large beans are half black and half white with opposite spots like yin and yang. Beans double in size when cooked and have a mild flavor and a smooth meaty texture. May be harvested young when beans are tender. Great for soups and baking. Highly disease resistant. No staking needed. 90 DAYS.

Zones: 3 - 9 annual
Height: 15-18 in.
Shade Requirement: Full sun

Calypso Shell Bean
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Calypso Shell Bean Product Details

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!

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