Shell & Dry Beans

Shell & Dry Bean
Black Coco - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
334 Phaseolus vulgaris
(60 days shell, 85 days dry) A triple-treat bean that is a joy to grow because it is so easy. 2' plants set abundant 5" round... read more
Black Turtle - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
385 Phaseolus vulgaris (102 days) Open-pollinated. Small black beans. An improved upright bush version of the heirloom. Excellent flavor. read more
Calypso - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
356 Phaseolus vulgaris
(90 days) Open-pollinated. Also called Orca or Yin-Yang bean. A dramatic find at the 1992 Common Ground Country Fair Exhibition... read more
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Fast Lady Northern - ECONew catalog listings coming in early December
321 Phaseolus unguiculata (65 days shell, 90 days dry) Open-pollinated. Southern pea for the North! Small white bean matures quickly. Easy-to-pick yellow pods. Beautiful yellow flowers on bushy semi-erect plants. read more
Jacob’s Cattle - ECONew catalog listings coming in early December
343 Phaseolus vulgaris (88 days) Open-pollinated. Kidney-shaped bean with dark red speckles on white background. Popular New England heirloom. read more
Jacob’s Cattle - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
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 - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
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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King of the EarlyNew catalog listings coming in early December
336 Phaseolus vulgaris (85 days) Open-pollinated. Mottled red baking bean. Heavy yields. Maine family heirloom. read more
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Limelight - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
333 Phaseolus vulgaris
(60 days shell, 85 days dry) A versatile variety, excellent both as a shell and a dry bean. Plants benefit from loose... read more
Maine Sunset - ECONew catalog listings coming in early December
337 Phaseolus vulgaris (85 days) Open-pollinated. Maine heirloom. Beautiful plump ivory beans with brownish-maroon splashes around the hilum. Wonderful baking bean: creamy texture and rich flavor. read more
Marfax - ECONew catalog listings coming in early December
338 Phaseolus vulgaris (86 days) Open-pollinated. Golden tan seed. High yielding. Adapted to cool climates. read more
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Marfax - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
339 Phaseolus vulgaris (86 days) Open-pollinated. Golden tan seed. High yielding. Adapted to cool climates. read more
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Mitla - ECONew catalog listings coming in early December
320 Phaseolus vulgaris
(85 days) Hailing from the Mitla Valley of Oaxaca, Mexico, this variety’s dense foliage produces medium runners, lavender... read more
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Red Kidney - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
377 Phaseolus vulgaris (102 days) Open-pollinated. Early maturing light-red kidney bean. read more
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Saturday Night Special - ECONew catalog listings coming in early December
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 - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
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
Soldier - ECONew catalog listings coming in early December
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
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Taylor Dwarf HorticulturalNew catalog listings coming in early December
326 Phaseolus vulgaris (68 days shell) Open-pollinated. Buff bean with red stripes. Also known as Speckled Bays. read more
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Tiger’s Eye - ECONew catalog listings coming in early December
335 Phaseolus vulgaris
(65 days shell, 85 days dry) Also called Pepa de Zapallo, originally from Argentina and Chile. Among the most beautiful of all... read more
Vermont Cranberry - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
328 Phaseolus vulgaris (70 days shell, 95 days dry) Open-pollinated. Pods contain 5 to 6 speckled cranberry-colored beans. Reliable and hardy. read more