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Dry beans are high in protein, low in fat, easy to grow, and store well for winter consumption. Freshly grown (new crop) dry beans are also quicker cooking and more delicious than the typically old beans from the store. The varieties here provide different eating qualities and all are specifically for dry use. The pods mature nearly all at once and thresh out easily by hand.
Cannellini Dry Bean 50 Heirloom Seeds
Kidney beans are
an excellent plant-based source of protein. They're also rich in various
minerals, vitamins, fibers, antioxidants, and other unique plant
compounds. Therefore, these beans may aid weight loss, promote colon health, and moderate blood sugar levels. For fresh shell or dry bean use. Heavy yields of attractive, white kidney beans. Pods average 5 and 1/2 inches long. Large,
upright, bush plants keep beans off the ground. Excellent eating
quality both as a shell or dry bean. In spite of its name, it was bred
using traditional breeding methods. Harvest in about 90 days.
Flambo Bean Dry 100 Open Pollinated Seeds
Brilliant red pods. Pods avg. 5 1/2" and contain attractive, specked beans. For shell beans, harvest when pods turn dark red with a yellow background. Flambo is excellent fresh, frozen, or canned. Also makes a fine dry bean. Darker red pods, and a few days later than Tongue of Fire. Harvest in 90 days.
Midnight Black Turtle Soup Dry Bean 100 Heirloom Seeds
For spicy soups, stews, and re-frying. The best variety of this Latin favorite, Midnight Black Turtle Soup Dry Bean is an improved, upright-growing, black bean strain. The tall bush keeps the pods off the ground. Small black beans, about the size of pea beans. Harvest in about 110 days.
Pinto Dry Bean 100 Heirloom Seeds
Popularized by Mexican dishes, Pinto Beans are high in protein and one of the most popular dried beans on the market. Harvest when the pod is completely dried while still on the vine, or eat green and young as a snap bean. Harvest in about 90 days.
Tongue of Fire Dry Bean 100 Heirloom Seeds
Tongue of Fire Dry Bean is a market stand out with striking red-streaked pods. The fresh shell beans are large and round. The 6 to 7 inch stringless pods can be eaten and marketed young as snap beans. These Italian beans retain their flavor whether fresh, frozen, or canned. Original stock seeds collected at the southern tip of South America, in Tierra del Fuego. Harvest in about 104 days.
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