Bean 'Cherokee Trail of Tears'
Cherokee Trail of Tears is a variety of Bean which is a member of the Phaseolus family. Its botanical name is Phaseolus vulgaris 'Cherokee Trail of Tears'. 'Cherokee Trail of Tears' is considered a heirloom OP (open polliated) cultivar.
Trail of Tears is a very prolific heirloom pole bean that crops over a long season. Produces tall, purple flowers, with round green/red pods.This variety is an Vegetable that typically grows as an Annual/Perennial, which is defined as a plant that can matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of one year or more. Cherokee Trail of Tears normally grows with a climbing habit with a max height of 9.75 feet (that's 3.00 metres metric).
United States is believed to be where Cherokee Trail of Tears originates from.
Cherokee Trail of Tears Bean is normally fairly low maintenance and quite easy to grow, as long as a level of basic care is provided throughout the year. Being aware of the basic soil, sun and water preferences will result in a happier and healthier plant.
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How to grow Bean 'Cherokee Trail of Tears'
Growing Cherokee Trail of Tears from seed
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Cherokee Trail of Tears about 14 days after your last frost date.
Transplanting Cherokee Trail of Tears
Harvesting Cherokee Trail of Tears
Bean 'Cherokee Trail of Tears' information
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This bean originated from the native North American Cherokee people, who carried the beans with them during the “Trail of Tears” forced march the Cherokee people made whilst being driven out of their homelands by the US Government in 1838. 1
10 Aug 2013
Wonderfully healthy vines, with a heavy crop of green beans. As green beans mature the pods take on increasing red hue, making shell bean harvest easy.