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Blue Lake FM1K Pole Bean

Blue Lake FM1K Pole Bean 100 Heirloom Seeds


Prolific climber to 5 ½ to 6 feet in height. Produces 6 inches, in length, of stringless, dark green, round, straight smooth pods that set from base to the top of the vine. Stay sweet and crispy even at maturity! Yields until frost. Good flavor as a snap or shell bean. White seed.

Harvest in 70 days.

Borlotto Bush Bean (Red)

Borlotto Bush Bean (Red) 50 Heirloom Seeds


Beautiful cream colored beans with red flecks, can be used as a fresh shell bean or left on the plant as a dry bean. Vigorous grower, heavy producer of mild beans that like to take on the flavors of accompanying ingredients when cooked. Makes a wonderful baked bean as well.

Harvest in 65 to 70 days.

Commodore Improved Bush Bean

Commodore Improved Bush Bean (Green) 100 Heirloom Seeds


Heirloom seeds that produce 12 to 24 inch tall bushes. Beans are tender, stringless (when young), round, fleshy 8 inch pods, in length, with excellent flavor. Heavy yields over an extended period. Reddish purple seeds. USES: Canning, Freezing, Fresh Markets, Home Gardens.

Harvest in 65 days.

Contender Bush Bean

Contender Bush Bean (Green) 100 Organic Heirloom Seeds


The best early green bean for gardeners who desire a combination of good flavor, disease resistance, and high yields. Has excellent fresh eating quality and is very well liked by our customers. Bears slightly curved thick pods, approximately 5 1/2 inches long. Fairly hardy under adverse conditions and well suited to solar-greenhouse use because of its earliness, heat tolerance and disease resistance. Resistant to common bean mosaic virus (race 1) and tolerant of powdery mildew. Harvest in 50 days.

Dark Red Kidney Dry Bean

Richly flavored kidney beans used for a whole slew of dishes! Baked bean dishes, Texas chili, and southern Red Beans and Rice all use this nutritious powerhouse. 2' tall bushes yield long flat pods containing 5 seeds each. Dry and store for winter meals. 

Harvest in 95 to 100 days.

Dark Red Kidney Dry Bean (Red) 50 Heirloom Seeds


Dragon's Tongue Bean Bush

Dragon's Tongue Bean Bush (Purple) 100 Organic Heirloom Seeds


Unique, flashy heirloom. Average 6 to 6 and 1/2 inch flat pods are pale yellow with purple streaks. They are tender and sweet and good in salads or cooked. Purple disappears upon cooking. Tan seeds with dark speckles. Harvest in 60 days.

Early Thorogreen Bush Lima Bean

Early Thorogreen Bush Lima Bean 50 Heirloom Seeds


This heirloom dwarf plant is a big yielder! Early Thorogreen Bush Lima Bean produces a 3 inch, flat, thin lima bean that lacks the meaty texture of bigger lima bean varieties. Considered a baby lima bean as it grows on low maintenance, 18 inch bush plants. Highly suitable to Northern states, Early Thorogreen Bush Lima Bean is a delicious choice for soups and casseroles. 

Harvest in 65 days.

Fordhook Lima Bean

Fordhook Lima Bean 25 Heirloom Seeds


Fordhook Lima Bean is an AAS winner more than 60 years ago and still the standard for lima beans. Early bearing and delicious, this is the best large-seeded variety. Open pollinated.  Harvest in 85 days.

Henderson Lima Bean

Henderson Lima Bean 50 Heirloom Seeds


The Henderson Lima Bean is ready to eat in 65 days. Phaseolus lunatus. Plant produces high yields of flavorful baby lima beans. Pods are 3 ¼ inches long and dark green. High in vitamin A, B, and C. Excellent canning and freezing variety. Harvest in 65 days.

Jackson Wonder Lima Bean

Jackson Wonder Lima Bean 100 Heirloom Seeds


Prolific, cold-hardy heirloom with bright nutty flavor and distinctive coloring. Lovely and flavorful, Jackson Wonder was introduced in 1888, quickly becoming an American favorite.

With a compact bush habit, the prolific plants only grow 18 to 24 inches tall, so harvesting is quick and easy. One cold-hardy lima bean, Jackson Wonder performs beautifully through the warmer parts of Zone 5 when other limas have given up. Harvest in 90 days.

King of the Garden Lima Bean 50 Heirloom Seeds

King of the Garden Lima Bean 25 Heirloom Seeds


King of the Garden Lima Bean is an heirloom, the most widely grown heirloom lima. Introduced in 1883 by Frank Platt after selecting 5- and 6-seeded pods of 'Large White' pole lima. Produces 4 to 7" long by 1-1/4" wide pods, containing 4 to 6 large creamy-white seeds with honey-like flavor. Vines grow to 9-1/2' and bear heavily over an extended season. An old favorite of excellent quality. This is a pole lima bean.  Ready to harvest in 88 days.

Marvel of Venice Pole Bean

Marvel of Venice Pole Bean (Green) 50 Heirloom Seeds


Heirloom Italian wax bean. Full of flavor, the 8 to 9 inch pods are 3/4 inches wide and borne on vigorous vines. This white-seeded variety is remarkably early. Harvest in 65 days.

Midnight Black Turtle Soup Dry Bean 200 Heirloom Seeds

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 114 days.

Navy Bush Bean (Tan)

Navy Dry Bean (Tan) 100 Heirloom Seeds


Enjoyed for centuries, Navy Beans are famous as dried beans that store well. Commonly used in soups, Navy Beans add texture and like to take on the flavors of accompanying ingredients in cooked dishes.

Harvest in 80 to 100 days.

Pinto Dry Bean 100 Heirloom Seed

Pinto Dry Bean 100 Heirloom Seed


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.  Ready to harvest in about 85 days.

Rattlesnake Pole Bean

Rattlesnake Pole Bean (Green) 100 Heirloom Seeds


Green pods streaked with distinctive purple markings are easy to spot on tall vines. Our customers rave about the taste and the ability to eat Rattlesnake Beans fresh, to can,to freeze, or to let dry on the vine for winter soups. Beans are light tan with brown specs, giving your dishes a fun and unique look. Harvest in 65 to 70 days.

Roma II Bush Bean 100 Heirloom Seeds

Roma II Bush Bean 100 Heirloom Seeds


A Classic heirloom, the "Roma II" is a favorite snap bean that produces lovely pods on an upright plant. "Roma" grows a little bit slower than some of the other bush beans, but produces a freshly delicious bean. Harvest in 60 days.

Royalty Bush Bean (Purple)

Royalty Bush Bean (Purple) 100 Heirloom Seeds


Purple Bush Bean. Bright purple, string-less, slightly curved 5 inch pods turn green when cooked. Distinctive purple foliage and purple flowers. Very ornamental and tasty! Germinates well even in cold wet soil. Harvest in 60 days.

Tendergreen Bush Bean 100 Heirloom Seeds

Tendergreen Bush Bean 100 Heirloom Seeds


Tendergreen Bush Beans definitely deserve their heirloom status; they have been a family staple since 1925! Tendergreen Bush Beans are heavy yielding, heat tolerant, disease resistant and can grow in just about all parts of the country as they have a fairly short growing season.

These bean seeds have a great taste, tender texture and stringless pod. Tendergreen bush beans are delicious fresh, frozen or canned. It is no wonder that Tendergreen Bush Beans have been delighting generations of families!  Harvest in about 60 days.

Tongue of Fire Dry Bean 100 Heirloom Seeds

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.  Ready to harvest in 104 days.

Top Crop Bean Bush

Top Crop Bean Bush (Green) 100 Heirloom Seeds


Vigorous 15 to 18 inch bushes set a heavy crop of 6 to 7 inch medium green pods that are round, straight, meaty and free of strings and fiber. Pods set high on bush. Brown seeded with buff modeling. Widely adapted, heavy yielding, and an early producer. Harvest in 60 days.

Topnotch Wax Bush Bean

Topnotch Wax Bush Bean 100 Heirloom Seeds


Bright yellow 4 to 5 inches long, round, stringless, straight, tender and meaty pods produce white seeds with purple-brown eyes. Delicious buttery flavor! Early, dependable, erect 15 to 20 inch bushes. Let dry at maturity for shelled beans. Good for northern and southern climates. (BCMV, R) C, F, FM, HG. Harvest in 60 days.

Vermont Cranberry Dry Bean

Vermont Cranberry Dry Bean 100 Heirloom Seeds


Vermont Cranberry Dry Bean is a very large bean for soups and baking. 6 inch bright red-mottled pods are borne on large, upright plants. The shelled beans are oval, medium-sized, plump, red and pink streaked. This old-time Northern New England variety can also be grown for shell beans. Mild flavor. Harvest in 90 days.

Windsor Fava Bean

Windsor Fava Bean is an "Old World" bean that is gaining popularity in the U.S. The demand for Fava beans has been growing due to their nutritional value, creating a niche product opportunity for market growers.  Windsor is a classic English variety with 5 to 6 inch pods containing 3 to 5 large, 1 inch, fresh green shell beans.

Harvest in 90 days

Windsor Fava Bean 25 Heirloom Seeds



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