Bush Shell Beans  62 varieties to chose from)

2640 Bushel

2640 Bushel- 85 days- thick foliage with bushy plants.  Small black to off black seeds. Plants produce some twining runners.  Pkt. ( 25 seeds) $2.50 Certified Organic Seed

60 One Cutter

60 One Cutter- 90 days- Large plump oval kidney type that is basically deep red  with paler streaks. Pods average about 6 inches long.  

UNAVAILABLE FOR 2020

Angie’s WPA

Angie’s WPA- 90 days- Creamish grey almost tan colored round seeds.  Originally from Kentucky 

UNAVAILABLE FOR 2020

Arikara Yellow

Arikara Yellow- 85 days- Native American yellow-tan bush shell bean.  An old Oscar Will variety introduced in 1915.  1 oz. Pkt. $2.75 Certified Organic Seed

Black Nightfall

Black Nightfall- 100 days- Semi-pole, very productive pods contain 4 to 6 seeds. A black color pattern similar to Turkey Craw.  Pkt. (25 seeds) $2.50 Certified Organic Seed

Black Turtle Soup

Black Turtle Soup- 93 days- Very productive, small black seeded soup bean.  Very good flavor.  These bean seeds soaked in water can be used to dye fabric a pale purple color.  1 oz. Pkt. $2.00; 2 Pkts. $3.75  Certified Organic Seed

Boston Favorite

Boston Favorite- 95 days- A very old horticultural type bean that was passed down in my mother’s family for a number of years.  Beans are kidney shaped and pinkish with red streaks.     25 seeds. Pkt. $3.00  Certified Organic Seed  (Limit 1 Pkt.)

Brown Seeded Pink Tip Half Runner

Brown Seeded Pink Tip Half Runner -  90 days- Pods are pinkish tipped and look like Pink Tip Half Runner but seeds are flat and brown . Originally from James Wolfe of Rogersville, Tennessee. 1 oz. Pkt.  $2.50 Certified Organic Seed

Calypso

Calypso- 85 days - An excellent baking bean with unique half black half white seeds.  1 oz. Pkt. $2.00

Dry Adventist

Dry Adventist- 85 days- Small butterscotch yellow seed. Thin shelled 3 to 4 inch pods, shatter easily. Appears to be similar to Indian Woman Yellow. This variety originated in the old Seeds Blum catalog in the  1980’s.  1 oz Pkt. $3.00 Certified Organic Seed

Ex Rico 23

Ex Rico 23-  85 days- Very small round white  navy bean averaging 6 to 8 beans per 3 inch pod. Plants are very productive . 1 oz Pkt. $3.00 Certified Organic Seed

Foxfire Kidney

Foxfire Kidney- 90 days- A pale pink red kidney. Very vigorous plants. Pkt. ( 25 seeds ) $2.50 Certified Organic Seed

French Horticultural

French Horticultural- 80 days - Thick pods get rose red streaks at fresh shell stage.  Easy sheller.  1 oz. Pkt. $1.75

French Navy

French Navy-  90 days- The largest  seeded navy I have ever seen. Seeds are an off white color. Pkt. (25 seeds) $2.50 (Limit 1 Pkt.) Certified Organic Seed

Grandma’s Shell

Grandma’s Shell- 90 days- Large round white seeds almost like a Fall bean. 4 inch pods contain 5 to 6 seeds. 1 oz Pkt. $3.00  Certified Organic Seed

Hidatsa Indian Red

Hidatsa Indian Red- 80 days - Early Native American semi-twining shell bean.  Deep red seeds.  Occasional white sports show up.  1 oz. Pkt. $2.50

Hidatsa White

Hidatsa White- 80 days- White sport on Hidatsa Indian Red.  Similar growth habit to Hidatsa Indian Red.  Productive. UNAVAILABLE FOR 2020

Hurd Brown Flat

Hurd Brown Flat- 90 days-  Medium to large size brown seeds. 4 inch pods with 5 to 6 seeds per pod.  1 oz Pkt. $3.00 Certified Organic Seed 

Hurricane

Hurricane- 75 days- 5-6 inch pods that contain nice sized deep purple red seeds. Pkt. ( 25 seeds)  $2.50  (Limit 1 Pkt.) Certified Organic Seed

Indian Woman Yellow

Indian Woman Yellow -80 days- Small butterscotch yellow seed. Thin walled 4 inch pods, shatter easily and contain 4 to 6 seeds. Reputed to have originated in Montana.  1 oz Pkt. $3.00 Certified Organic Seed

Ireland Creek Annie

Ireland Creek Annie- 60 days- Tan colored seed, green pods.  Best as a dual purpose bean.  Good as a green shell or a dry shell.  1 oz. Pkt. $3.00  Certified Organic Seed

Kathryn

Kathryn - 90 days- Very large navy type tan colored oval bean. UNAVAILABLE FOR 2020

Kentucky Sulphur Bee

Heirloom bean from Kentucky. Seeds have a unique darker hilum area.  Pkt. ( 25 seeds) $2.50 Certified Organic Seed. 

Kentwood Navy

Kentwood Navy -  90 days- White seeded navy with 4 to 6 beans per 3 inch pod. Pkt. (25 seeds) $2.50 Certified Organic Seed 

Kretser Bush Soldier

Kretser Bush Soldier- 90 days- A very pretty soldier type bean , white kidney with a pink hilum which has dark pink streaks.  4 inch pods have 4 to 6 beans per pod.  Pkt. ( 25 seeds) $2.50 Certified Organic Seed

Lazywife Bush

Lazywife Bush- 85 days- Small white navy beans that are extremely productive. Plants get large and are sturdy.  1 oz Pkt. $3.00 Certified Organic Seed

Legg's Prolific

One of the many from Tom Knoche's collection that did not have good labels directing to its history.  1 oz Pkt.   $2.75 Certified Organic Seed.

Longeye Black Eye Bush

Longeye Black Eye Bush- 90 days- Colorful oblong seeds with black hilum area and black spots. Unavailable for 2020

Marfax

Marfax - 85 days- Bush type with good production of yellow-orange round beans for soup.  1 oz. Pkt. $2.50  Certified Organic Seed

Maine Yellow Eye

Maine Yellow Eye - 85 days- plump  white beans with a yellow hilum, a historic variety from Maine. Pkt. ( 25 seeds)  $2.50  (Limit 1 Pkt.) Certified Organic Seed

Matiador

Matiador-  85 days- vigorous bush habit with  many pods containing  deep black small seeded bean 1 oz Pkt. $3.00 Certified Organic Seed

Michigan Yellow Eye

Michigan Yellow Eye-  95 days- Yellow eye on white . Very large bushy plants. UNAVAILABLE FOR 2020

Minnesota Cranberry

Minnesota Cranberry- 85 days- Semi-twining, pinto type.  Hardy and productive.  Pkt. ( 25 seeds) $3.00 (Limit 1 Pkt.)  Certified Organic Seed

Missouri Bills Bush

Missouri Bills Bush- 85 days- 5 inch long pods with 3 to 4  large long horticultural type beans. Plants are semi pole like in habit.  Pkt. ( 25 seeds) $2.50 Certified Organic Seed

Montezuma Red

Montezuma Red- 85 days- Flavorful Mexican type soup bean from Chiapas. Plants produce some small runners. UNAVAILABLE FOR 2020

Odell's Hillbilly

Odell's Hillbilly-  90 days-     creamish butterscotch brown seeds  most likely used best as a green shell bean 1 oz. Pkt.  $2.50  Certified Organic Seed

Nano Roma di Galls

Nano Roma di Galls- 90 days- Deep red purple kidney bean. Italian origin from USDA via Robert Lobitz. UNAVAILABLE FOR 2020

Old Time Bunch

Old Time Bunch- 90 days- Large pods with round oblong brown seed.  1 oz. Pkt.  $2.50 Certified Organic Seed

Paint

Paint-  85 days- A yellow eye type soup bean, seeds are slightly oblong but more round than long.  Pods are about 4 inches long.  1 oz. Pkt. $2.50 Certified Organic Seed

Pawnee Bush

Pawnee Bush- 90 days- a nice round white soup bean that is best described as a marrowfat type.   Pkt. ( 25 seeds)  $2.50 Certified Organic Seed

Perona

Perona-  95 days- Oblong, horticultural type.  Source seed came to us from Spain. UNAVAILABLE FOR 2020

Perona Verde

Perona Verde-  95 days- Oblong, horticultural type, slightly larger seed than Perona.  Another one from Spain. UNAVAILABLE FOR 2020

Pink Eye Pioneer

Pink Eye Pioneer- 90 days  closely resembles a solider type bean UNAVAILABLE FOR 2020

Pink Kidney

Pink Kidney- 85 days-  Dark carnation pink kidney bean averaging 6 to 7 beans per 6 inch pod. Pkt. (25 seeds) $2.50 Certified Organic Seed

Pink Tip Half Runner

Pink Tip Half Runner- 85 days- Similar to Red Peanut. Very productive pinkish red seeds. Semi half runner type. 4 to 6 seeds. Reputed to have originated in Montana.  1 oz Pkt. $3.00 Certified Organic Seed

Polish Pea

Very tiny navy type bean.  Pkt.  ( 25 seeds) $2.50 Certified Organic Seed

Quaker Bush

Quaker Bush- 85 days-  A small deep brown  seed suitable for making baked beans. Heavy yields. 4 inch pods contain 6 to 8 beans.  UNAVAILABLE FOR 2020

Red

Red- 85 days-  Deep red Mexican type chili bean.  Pods average 4 inches with 6 beans per pod. Excellent yields. UNAVAILABLE FOR 2020

Red Eye

Red Eye-  80 days- Really a deep butterscotch golden hilum area(eye) Originally from Prairie Garden Seeds. Very productive and sturdy plants. 1 oz. Pkt. $3.00 Certified Organic Seed

Rhonda’s

Rhonda’s- 75 days- Buffy tan oblong seeds. Productive. 1 oz. Pkt. $3.00 Certified Organic Seed

Sarah's Speckled

Sarah's Speckled- 80 days   Pkt. 25 seeds $2.50 Certified Organic Seed

Scarlet Beauty

Scarlet Beauty-  95 days- Large oblong round seeds, dark red mottled seed, developed by Dr. Meader.  UNAVAILABLE FOR 2020

Smith River Super Speckled

Smith River Super Speckled-  90 days- 5 to 6 inch pods, mostly maroon with flecks of white.  Very colorful.  1 oz. Pkt. $3.00  Certified Organic  Seed

Soldier

Soldier- 90 days-  7 white kidney bean shape seeds with pink red around the hilum. Pods average 6 inches long. UNAVAILABLE FOR 2020`

Spanish Black

Spanish Black- 80 days-  Small black seeds, similar to Black Turtle. 1 oz. Pkt. $3.00 Certified Organic Seed

Squaw

Squaw- 90 days- Long seeds,  seeds are spotted dark purple  on white base color in 6 inch pods . UNAVAILABLE FOR 2020

Tan Willis

Tan Willis- 80 days- Round lemon yellow tannish seeds.   Pkt. (25seeds) $2.50 (Limit 1 Pkt.) Certified Organic Seed

Tongue of Fire

Tongue of Fire-   75 days- Large round horticultural type, off pink base color with dark pink streaks. Supposed to have originated  in Tierra del Fuego South America. UNAVAILABLE FOR 2020

Upland Navy

Upland Navy-  85 days- Medium sized white seeded navy. Very productive. Pkt. (25seeds) $2.50 Certified Organic Seed

Vermont Cranberry

Vermont Cranberry - 85 days to dry - Use as both green shell and dry shell.  Very colorful pre-1876 variety.  1 oz. Pkt. $2.00

Yellow Squaw

Yellow Squaw- 65 days, very early  butterscotch colored seeds on small plants. Pkt. ( 25 seeds)  $2.50  (Limit 1 Pkt.) Certified Organic Seed