Lina Sisco’s Bird Egg


Anticipated availability in 2023

Lina Sisco was one of the six original members of The Seed Savers Exchange, which was founded in 1975. This family heirloom was brought to Missouri in a covered wagon in the 1880’s by Lina’s grandmother.  Horticultural type, used as a fresh shelling or dry bean.  Bush habit, 85 days.

Additional information

Seed type

Conventional, Certified Organic

Latin Name:

Phaseolus vulgaris

Alternate names

Trout Bean, Dalmatian Bean

Plant Type:


Bean Type:


Support Needed:



4-8 days


80-100 days


Full Sun

Planting Method:

Direct Sow

Planting Depth:



Space seeds 2" apart in the row; rows 3-4' apart

Seed Count:

+/- 65 per ounce; 1,045 per pound

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Wholesale Customers

For wholesale pricing and availability, please contact our office at (608) 437-9081.

Organic Certification

All seed labeled as Certified Organic is certified for A.P. Whaley LLC by MOSA.



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