(Phaseolus vulgaris) An ancient staple crop grown throughout North and South America.

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1500 Year Old Cave Bean

1500 Year Old Cave Bean BN177

The amazing native bean believed to have been found in a clay pot sealed... Read More
Arikara Yellow Bean

Arikara Yellow Bean BN145

Bush, 80-85 days. A tan to creamy yellow dry bean originally from the... Read More
Beurre De Rocquencourt

Beurre De Rocquencourt BN128

(Bush Wax Bean). A productive heirloom wax bean named for Rocquencourt,... Read More
Black Turtle Bean

Black Turtle Bean BN169

Bush, 95 days--Splendid dark purple-black bean that is widely grown throughout... Read More
Blauhilde Bean

Blauhilde Bean BN165

Spectacular climbing type makes enormous purple pods! Pods stay tender... Read More
Blue Lake Bush 274 Bean

Blue Lake Bush 274 Bean BN119

60 days. This dark-green bean has been a standard for over 40 years. The... Read More
Bolita Bean

Bolita Bean BN133

Half-runner. This bean was one of the original varieties brought by the... Read More
Borlotto Di Vigevano Nano

Borlotto Di Vigevano Nano BN191

Bush, 60 days. These beautiful bush beans are a sensation at the farmers... Read More
Brown Lazy Wife

Brown Lazy Wife WW119

The lentil bean, otherwise known among the Pennsylvania Dutch as Brown... Read More
Calima Bean

Calima Bean BN144

Bush, 50-55 days. French filet type pods of dark green color, slim straight... Read More
Cantare Bean

Cantare Bean BN153

Bush, 50-55 days. Superior producer of nice straight dark green pods for... Read More
Cherokee Trail of Tears

Cherokee Trail of Tears BN134

Pole, 65 days. This heirloom was brought from Tennessee by the Cherokee... Read More
Coco Jaune de Chine Bean

Coco Jaune de Chine Bean WW241

This heirloom classic is used both as a snap bean when young and as a dry... Read More
Contender (Buff) Valentine

Contender (Buff) Valentine BN102

Bush, 50 days. A superb bush bean with huge yields of excellent-quality... Read More
Dragon Tongue Bush Bean

Dragon Tongue Bush Bean BN126

Bush, 60 days. This famous Dutch heirloom bean has an incomparable flavor.... Read More
Dutch Knuckle Bean

Dutch Knuckle Bean WW243

This rare heirloom is a landrace originating near Limburg, Netherlands,... Read More
Fort Portal Jade Bean

Fort Portal Jade Bean BN186

Amazing jewel-toned green beauties! Dried beans are a glassy blue-green... Read More
Galopka Bean

Galopka Bean BN161

Bush, 60 days. Yellow pods are produced abundantly on compact plants. The... Read More
Gold Marie Vining Bean

Gold Marie Vining Bean BN142

Pole, 70-75 days. Rampant vining plants produce tons of large golden pods.... Read More
Golden Butterwax Bean

Golden Butterwax Bean BN190

Bush, 50 days. An old favorite that has been praised by gardeners for... Read More
Golden Wax Bush Bean

Golden Wax Bush Bean BN104

Bush, 55 days. Delicious golden-yellow pods are stringless and are of good... Read More
Good Mother Stallard Bean

Good Mother Stallard Bean BN148

Pole, 85-90 days. Gorgeous, plump maroon-and-white beans are great in... Read More
Greasy Grits Bean

Greasy Grits Bean BN127

Old Appalachian and mountain folk heirloom that used to be common in much... Read More
Haricot Tarbais Bean

Haricot Tarbais Bean BN149

Pole, 90 days. Plump snowy-white variety has been grown for centuries... Read More
Henderson's Black Valentine

Henderson's Black Valentine BN103

Bush, 55 days. Introduced in 1897 by Peter Henderson & Co., this excellent... Read More
Hidatsa Red Indian Bean

Hidatsa Red Indian Bean BN146

Half-runner, 85 days. Here’s another Dakota variety, so you know it’s... Read More
Hutterite Soup Bush Bean

Hutterite Soup Bush Bean BN121

Bush, 70 days. This variety is revered for making fabulous soups, having... Read More
Indian Hannah Bean

Indian Hannah Bean WW247

This Native American corn hill bean is probably one of the most culturally important... Read More
Jacob's Cattle Bush Bean

Jacob's Cattle Bush Bean BN115

Bush, An old-time bean from the New England states, the white and maroon-mottled... Read More
Kaulback's Tavern Bean

Kaulback's Tavern Bean WW225

This is one of the most historic Pennsylvania heirlooms in the Roughwood... Read More
Landreth Stringless

Landreth Stringless BN151

Bush, 55 days. This meaty variety debuted in 1885. It is a flavorful, stringless... Read More
Magpie Bean

Magpie Bean BN182

50 days string bean. A gorgeous bush bean that can be enjoyed as a fresh... Read More
Malawi Malachite Green

Malawi Malachite Green WW168

The Malawi Malachite Green beans were brought to Malawi by German colonizers... Read More
Marvel of Venice

Marvel of Venice BN166

Pole, 55 days. The name translates to “Marvel of Venice” and this stringless... Read More
Mbombo Green Bean

Mbombo Green Bean BN200

Five to six-inch pods yield kidney shaped, bright emerald green dry... Read More
McCaslan 42 Pole Bean

McCaslan 42 Pole Bean BN108

Pole, 62 days. This is a selection of the old McCaslan bean that was grown... Read More
Monachelle di Trevio

Monachelle di Trevio JS190

((Angelini Family Selection, Pole) When Joe first learned about the... Read More
Mountaineer Half Runner Bean

Mountaineer Half Runner Bean BN152

Half-runner, 55 days. (Also called Old Dutch Half Runner) Tender snap bean... Read More
Ojo De Cabra Bean

Ojo De Cabra Bean BN140

Pole, 80 days. The name means “Eye of the Goat” and the lengthwise brown... Read More
Ojo De Tigre Bean

Ojo De Tigre Bean BN170

The pods of this pinto-like bean can be picked immature for fresh eating,... Read More
Old Homestead

Old Homestead BN105

(Kentucky Wonder) Pole, 65 days. This homesteaders’ heirloom was first... Read More
Porcelain Bean

Porcelain Bean WW224

This is indeed an elegant bean with a fascinating history! It is not exactly... Read More
Purple Dove Bush Bean

Purple Dove Bush Bean BN150

Bush, 55 days. Here’s a spectacular offering from plant breeder, the late... Read More
Purple Podded Pole Bean

Purple Podded Pole Bean BN114

Pole, 70 days. This delicious heirloom was discovered in the Ozark mountains... Read More
Purple Teepee Bean

Purple Teepee Bean BN162

Bush, 60 days. Super-productive bush type, yielding straight, purple pods.... Read More
Rajama Indian Pink Bean

Rajama Indian Pink Bean JS131

( Phaseolus vulgaris ) Beans are a big thing in India. The... Read More
Rattlesnake Pole Bean

Rattlesnake Pole Bean BN109

Pole, 65 days. This pole bean is easy to grow and produces lots of green... Read More
Rio Zape Bean

Rio Zape Bean BN175

95 days. Nominated to the Slow Foods “Ark of Taste’” for its creamy texture... Read More
Roma II Bush Bean

Roma II Bush Bean BN107

Bush, 55 days. This is an improved Romano, bush type, green bean that produces... Read More
Royalty Purple Pod Bush

Royalty Purple Pod Bush BN101

Bush, 56 days. Tender, bright purple pods turn green when cooked. Very... Read More
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