40 seeds. 85 days. Phaseolus vulgaris Dry bean.
Bean 'Soldier' is a mild-tasting baking bean from New England. This heirloom's most interesting feature is the pattern of the red eye of the bean. It looks like the silhouette of a toy soldier standing at attention. Soldier is adapted to cool climates.
Sowing Bush Bean Seeds:Sow beans outdoors 2 weeks after the last frost date when the soil is warm. Sow 1 inch deep and 3 inches apart in rows spaced 2–3 feet apart. Full sun.
Here is a website featuring recipes made with Soldier beans: http://adamsheirlooms.com
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