Black Turtle Beans
Produces loads of small dry beans that make a thick, flavorful black bean soup. A favorite in Latin American cuisine. The water used for boiling is traditionally repurposed as a stock for Sopa Negra, but can also be used as a natural, pale purple fabric dye. Bush habit. 55 days.
Plant after danger of frost has passed, 1 inch deep (thinning to 1 plant every 4 inches) in rows 18 inches apart.