Bean Anellino Verde (Anellino Vert)
Italian variety with tiny curled green pods. Look like hooks. Firm, dense flesh. For a similar type, but with striped pods, see also Stortino di Trento.
Bean Blue Lake
Renowned pole bean for its stringless, tender pods. 15 cm long. Early. Nice fresh or for freezing and canning. 60-65 days.
Packet of 20 seeds: $2,49
Bean Yard Long (Dolique Asperge) (Vigna unguiculata sesquipedalis)
Astonishingly long pods reaching more than 60 cm in length. Better picked at 30-40 cm. Used in stir fries or cooked, mainly in oriental cuisine. Rich bean flavor. Tolerant to heat. Do not sow in cold soil. 80 days.
Packet of 15 seeds: $1,49
Bean Ramdor (Rame d'Or)
Long, slender yellow filet beans on climbing vines. Can reach 18 cm long. Marvelous. Tasty. Can be picked young (filet) or later. Productive vines. Pole type.
Packet of 20 seeds: $2,99
Italian type with long flat green pods reaching 20 cm. One of the best Romano pole variety. Tender, stringless. From Cuneo, Italy. 60 days.
A nice pole bean with beautiful purple flowers and pods. 16-17 cm long. Nice flavor.
Bean Purple Peacock (Trionfo Violet, Purple Peacock, Violetto, ...)
Bean Black Eye Pea (Dolique Oeil Noir)
Cow pea with long green pods. Like other yard long or asparagus beans, pick them young and cook them. They then become tender and taste like asparagus. Pods are 10 to 22 cm long. Large sprawling plants, 1 to 2 m, need a lot of space. See also Old Timer below.
Packet of 50 seeds: $1,49
Bean Old Timer (Dolique Old Timer)
Cow pea with purplish pods. Like the yard long beans, pick them young and cook them. They then become tender and taste like asparagus. Pods are 10 to 22 cm long. Large sprawling plants, 1 to 2 m, need a lot of space. See also Bean Black Eye Pea. Packet of 40 seeds: $2,49
Bean Dragon Tongue (Langue de Dragon, Merveille du Piedmont)
Wonderful yellow snap bean with purple stripes. Beautiful. Long flattened yellow pods, 20 to 25 cm long. Tender and juicy.
Bean Pencil Pod
Golden yellow pods, round to oval, slightly curved. 15 cm. Fleshy. Nice production. Popular garden snap bean. 55 days.
Bean Royal Burgundy (Pourpre Royal)
Productive bush bean plant bearing crispy, deep purple pods with a good bean flavor. A nice colorful addition to salads and vegetable plates. Pods turn green when cooked.
Packet of 30 seeds: $2,49
Wonderful french filet with slender yellow pods. Delicious. Pick early for extra tender, mini filet (8-10 cm) or later (10-13 cm). Very compact plants, loaded with beans. Productive. 60 days.
Packet of 75 seeds: $2,99
Bean Thibodeau du Comté Beauce
Quebec heirloom yielding large green pods with some purple markings. Pick young (14 cm or less). Fleshy. Large, vigorous plants.
Packet of 25 seeds: $1,99
Bean White Half Runner
Semi runner type with silvery green, round pods. Pronounced bean flavor. Pick pods when young. Resistant to tobacco mosaic and tolerant to drought. Semi climber that might need a support. White flowers. 65 days.
Packet of 25 seeds: $1,49
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