Bean Rice Countess of Chambord

$ 17.40

Local variety of the Centre-Val de Loire Region

Bean that can be eaten fresh as an extra-fine green bean or dried. It goes well with a tagine. The small, white grain remains fragile because the very thin skin is not suitable for excessively long cooking. We participate in its preservation and reproduction by joining our efforts with those of the URGC (Union of Genetic Resources of the Center Region), whose purpose is to save vegetable varieties and animal breeds endangered.

Sowing: April to July

80 grams

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Bean Rice Countess of Chambord – Heirloom Seeds / Rare seeds

Sowing: April to July

Harvest: July to October

Beans need heat to germinate! Sowing in the ground:</ strong> It is sown from the beginning of April in the south, from the end of April in the west, from mid-May in the other regions. When frosts are no longer to be feared. Soak the seeds in water (preferably rain) at room temperature the day before sowing. It needs warm soil to germinate (12°C mini). Dig furrows 2-3 cm deep in a sunny position along a string line, water the bottom and sow 1 seed every 3-4 cm, or sow in pockets (4- 5 seeds in staggered rows every 40 cm). Close the furrow and tamp with the back of the rake. Water in fine rain. 15 days after emergence, when the plants are 15 cm tall, hoe, weed and form a small mound of soil at the base of the stalk rising to the first 2 leaves. You can stagger your sowing until the end of July. Water regularly, especially during the flowering period. Harvest: July to October Beans are a plant that improves the composition of the soil after cultivation by increasing its nitrogen content.

80 grams

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Weight 0.04 lbs


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