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Bean 'Anasazi'

Phaseolus vulgaris

  • 3 plantings
  • 1 available for swap
  • 3 wanted
  • 8 stashed

'Anasazi' is a Bean variety in the Phaseolus genus with a scientific name of Phaseolus vulgaris. 'Anasazi' is considered a heirloom cultivar.

Beautiful maroon & white beans are an heirloom from the now extinct Anasazi people. A Southwest favorite. Sweet flavor, meaty texture. Some people prefer these over pintos.

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. Anasazi normally grows to a max height of 1.30 feet (40.0 cm metric).

Anasazi Bean is normally fairly low maintenance and is normally 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.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Anasazi have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Anasazi

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Anasazi is thought of as tender, so remember to wait until your soil is warm and the night time temperature is well above freezing before moving outside. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Anasazi are Zone 5 and Zone 13. Try to keep the ph of your soil between the range of 6.0 and 6.8 as Anasazi likes to be in weakly acidic soil.

Growing Anasazi from seed

Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 3.9 inches (10.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 1.95 inches (5.0 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 16°C / 61°F to ensure good germination.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Anasazi about 14 days after your last frost date.

Transplanting Anasazi

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Anasazi is a tender plant.

Harvesting Anasazi