Vacacita beans

I bought about a pound of beans called Vacacita in Mexico City this


I planted them very late here in Napa (July 1) but they came up
by the 8th.








The plants are as healthy as can be and there are some white blossoms but
so far no beans. I don’t think they’re going to produce. I have some
back up seed for next year when hopefully I can start earlier. The
few flowers will be eaten so it’s not a total wash.

3 Comments on Vacacita beans

  1. I love those darned little cows.

    I’m sad they didn’t actually yield any beans, though… oh welk, fingers crossed for next year.

  2. Anita was with me when we found them in the market in Mexico City, so she has a personal interest in them. Another friend sent me a fresh supply, so I’ll try again next year. They’re worth bother because other than being pretty, they tasted great!

  3. Jean Christensen // January 14, 2016 at 9:48 pm // Reply

    Are you planting seeds or the beans, themselves? I planted some beans that I sprouted and they grew small bushes with pods that produced very few, but lovely beans true to type. Seeds?

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