Heirloom Bean ‘Borlotto Lamon’ Runner Snap/Shell Pole Bean

Heirloom Bean ‘Borlotto Lamon’ Runner Snap/Shell Pole Bean

Description

Borlotto Lamon with mottled red beans.  The plant is almost 6 feet tall growing large, heavily striated reddy-pink pods containing 607 large kidney shaped, meaty beans. Excellent fresh, but will freeze or dry.  According to the Venetians, Lamon’s are the bean for pasta fagiolo.  This is one of the most popular shelling beans grown in Northern Italy. 100-105 days.

Care: Plant 4-6″ apart in rows 18-36″ apart in full sun. Vines grow 6-8′ tall; provide support. Harvest dry beans when 90% of leaves have yellowed and fallen off.

Product Description

Borlotto Lamon with mottled red beans.  The plant is almost 6 feet tall growing large, heavily striated reddy-pink pods containing 607 large kidney shaped, meaty beans. Excellent fresh, but will freeze or dry.  According to the Venetians, Lamon’s are the bean for pasta fagiolo.  This is one of the most popular shelling beans grown in Northern Italy. 100-105 days.

Care: Plant 4-6″ apart in rows 18-36″ apart in full sun. Vines grow 6-8′ tall; provide support. Harvest dry beans when 90% of leaves have yellowed and fallen off.

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