Shell & Dry Beans

Shell & Dry Bean
Black Coco - Organic
334 Phaseolus vulgaris (60 days shell, 85 days dry) Open-pollinated. 2' plants set abundant 5" round pods of plump shiny black beans. Can be harvested as a shell bean. Dry pods resist shattering, yet are easy to shell. read more
Black Turtle - Organic not available yet, check back after - Late January
385 Phaseolus vulgaris (102 days) Open-pollinated. Small black beans. An improved upright bush version of the heirloom. Excellent flavor. read more
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Calypso - Organic
356 Phaseolus vulgaris (90 days) Open-pollinated. Produces 4-5 beautiful black-and-white beans per pod, with a texture similar to Yellow Eye. Doubles in size when cooked. read more
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Fast Lady Northern Southern Pea - ECO
321 Vigna unguiculata (65 days shell, 90 days dry) Open-pollinated. Cowpeas for the North! Small white bean matures quickly. Easy-to-pick yellow pods. Beautiful yellow flowers on bushy semi-erect plants. read more
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Jacob’s Cattle - Organic
344 Phaseolus vulgaris (88 days) Open-pollinated. Kidney-shaped bean with dark red speckles on white background. Popular New England heirloom. read more
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Kenearly - Organic
353 Phaseolus vulgaris (89 days) Open-pollinated. Plump oval medium-sized bean, cream with a yellow eye. Very similar to Maine Yellow Eye. read more
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Kenearly
354 Phaseolus vulgaris (89 days) Open-pollinated. Plump oval medium-sized bean, cream with a yellow eye. Very similar to Maine Yellow Eye. read more
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King of the Early - Organic
335 Phaseolus vulgaris (85 days) Open-pollinated. Mottled red baking bean. Easy and dependable, with heavy yields. Maine family heirloom. read more
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Limelight - Organic
333 Phaseolus vulgaris (60 days shell, 85 days dry) Open-pollinated. A versatile variety, excellent both as a shell and a dry bean. Light green to white seeds similar in shape, color and flavor to baby limas. read more
Maine Sunset - ECO unavailable, crop failure
337 Phaseolus vulgaris (85 days) Open-pollinated. Maine heirloom. Beautiful plump ivory beans with brownish-maroon splashes. Wonderful baking bean: creamy texture and rich flavor. read more
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Mitla - ECO
320 Phaseolus vulgaris (85 days) Open-pollinated. Dense foliage produces medium runners, lavender flowers and good yields of thin delicate pods each containing 5-6 lustrous black seeds. read more
Monos Negros - Organic not available yet, check back after - January
358 Phaseolus vulgaris (90 days) Open-pollinated. Flavor not quite as rich as Black Turtle, but matures much earlier. read more
Quincy Pinto - Organic not available yet, check back later
367 Phaseolus vulgaris (106 days) Open-pollinated. Large speckled tan beans with good yields, even in stressful conditions. Creamy texture for great comfort food. read more
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Red Kidney - Organic
377 Phaseolus vulgaris (102 days) Open-pollinated. Early maturing light-red kidney bean. read more
Saturday Night Special - ECO sold out
388 Phaseolus vulgaris
(105 days) Legendary UNH plant breeder Elwyn Meader was hired by famous Maine baked bean company B&M (founded 1867) to breed a... read more
Silver Cloud Cannellini - Organic not available yet, check back later
331 Phaseolus vulgaris (70 days shell, 90 days dry) Open-pollinated. White Cannelini bean. 5-6" short fat pods contain 5 plump seeds. Excellent flavor. read more
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Soldier
349 Phaseolus vulgaris (89 days) Open-pollinated. Large white kidney bean with red-brown solider-like figures on the eye. Popular New England bean. read more
Taylor Dwarf Horticultural not available yet, check back later
326 Phaseolus vulgaris (68 days shell) Open-pollinated. Heirloom shell bean is buff with red stripes. Also known as Speckled Bays. read more
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Tiger’s Eye - Organic
341 Phaseolus vulgaris (65 days shell, 85 days dry) Open-pollinated. Wide 4" pods fill with large flattened beans, glowing golden with maroon swirls as they mature. Bush plants grow 2' with a slight tendency to vine. read more
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Vermont Cranberry - Organic
328 Phaseolus vulgaris (70 days shell, 95 days dry) Open-pollinated. Pods contain 5-6 speckled cranberry-colored beans. Reliable and hardy heirloom. read more