Bean Bush Red Rooster Borlotti | Vegetable Seeds
Bean Bush Borlotti Red Rooster Vegetable Seeds
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Bean Bush Borlotti Red Rooster Vegetable Seeds


  • Excludes TAS & NZ shipping.
  • Good disease resistance.
  • Bush bean variety.
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Botanical Name: Phaseolus vulgaris

Red Rooster has attractive mottled red pods, 13cm long, with 6-7 dark maroon and white seeds when fresh, maroon and tan when dried; disease resistant and productive. Mainly grown for use as a dried bean, but the fresh podded beans are delicious. Use in soups, stews, Mexican dishes, and baked beans.

Plant Type: Annual, up to 50 cm high

Sow When:

  • Beans are frost-tender; germinate best at 18 – 25°C; seed will rot in cold, wet soil
  • Temperate Subtropical: Spring to early summer


  • 7 – 14 days
  • Depth: 2 – 4 cm deep

Position: Full sun

Sow Where: Direct into the garden bed

Soil Type: Fertile, well-drained, pH 6.2 – 7

Rows: Double rows 60 cm apart

Spacing: 15 cm between plants

Details: Hill plants, up to 10 cm deep, to protect from wind damage; water well once after sowing and then do not water again until seedlings appear

Harvest: 60 – 70 days; harvest when the pods rattle, hang upside down undercover, thresh when fully dried; freezing for 2 weeks before storage will kill weevils

Additional information

Weight N/A

Packet, 100 grams, 250 grams, 500 grams

Product Specifications

  • No chemical treatment.
  • Non-GMO.
  • Open pollinated.
  • Botanical name: Phaseolus vulgaris.
  • Variety: Jade.
  • Seeds per gram: Approx. 2.
  • We do not ship to NZ or Tasmania due to quarantine restrictions.