Eye Bean: (Dolico) = Dolichos melanophthalmus; other botanists associate it with Vigna sesquipedalis. It forms pods 25-30 cm long. with cream-white seeds spotted with black at the attachment. It is a variety that prefers dry, well-fertilized soils. The beans are kept for a long time in the winter and are of good quality.
Leguminosae / Papilionaceae family
Sowing : directly at home in March under a tunnel; outdoors from mid-spring to July-August.
Distances : the dwarves at 40-60 cm. between the rows and 25 cm. in the row. The creepers, depending on the vigor, from 60 to 80-120 cm. between the rows and 25 cm. on the row; place the supports 240
cm high . about before planting.
Tips : lightly press the soil at the base of the developed plant; with land available, leave 20 cm. more between the rows.
Seed needed : dwarfs 1.5-2 kg. for 100 square meters. of land; creepers 1-1.5 kg. for 100 square meters. of land.
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