Pole bean with blue / purple pods and black shiny bean seeds. Cherokee Trail of Tears
This bean seed contains the story of how hundreds of thousands of indigenous peoples were forcibly displaced from their territory – part of US history. A time when we as a nation were involved in violent movements, the slave trade of people all over the world.
Many natives of the southwestern United States were brutally displaced in the first half of the 1800s. The original Cherokee nation took their seeds with them and this bean is named after them.
Sowing: Outdoors from mid-May – July
Autumn: From mid-July – mid-October
Distances: 90-100 cm between the rows, in the row 80 cm
Sowing depth: 3 cm
Optimal soil temperature: 20-25 ° C