Tags: Heirloom Open Pollinated

Growing Practices: No Pesticides No Herbicides No Fungicides No Synthetic Fertilizers

Latin Name: Phaseolus vulgaris

Days to Maturity: 90 days


Moo! Jacob’s Cattle beans are named so because they are mottled like cows. These grow in all types of soil and are very hardy. A bush bean variety, they are grown for dry beans (think soups or chili) though can be eaten as green beans. So buy some today and have your very own herd. Move along Bessie!

Here's how I save them - http://thesnarkygardener.com/2014/09/22/how-to-save-bean-seeds/

Story of this Seed:

I bought a 1 pound bag of Jacob's Cattle beans from a local farmer's market vendor. It occurred to me I could not only eat these but that they would make great local seeds. I've grown them out the past few season, saving them f

Growing Tips:

Plant after risk of frost has passed. Grows in many types of soils, especially clay.


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    How many seeds in a packet?

    Posted by Diana schmidt on 01/17/2017

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    • 25 to 30 seeds per packet.

      Posted by Don Abbott on 01/17/2017


Shipping Policies

Will ship via USPS within 1 week of receiving order

Return & Refund Policy

Will replace poor performing seeds

Jacob's Cattle

Unit SizePriceDescription
1 Packet $3.97


The Snarky Gardener

Kent, OH, United States (Zone 6a)
Established in 2010
0.25 acres in production

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