Bush Purple Podded Beans

(8 varieties to choose from) We are showing seeds until we can get pictures taken in the field of the beans at edible stage. Updated for 2020

Purple Dove

Purple Dove - 60 days - Round and flat shaped, 4 to 5 inch purple pods, plants are slight half runners.  A variety developed by the late Robert Lobitz. 1 oz. Pkt. $3.00  Certified Organic Seed

Red Swan

Red Swan - 60 days - Short, pale reddish round pods on compact plants.  1 oz. Pkt.$3.00 Certified Organic Seed

Regal Improved

Regal Improved- 52 days- thick sprawling but not climbing vines that produce an abundance of purple with some green  streaks. Seed color  is slightly variable. We selected this one out of Regal Salad as it has larger plants and somewhat more productive.  1 oz. Pkt.  $3.00 Certified Organic Seed

Regal Salad

Regal Salad- 55 days- Large, sprawling bush.  Purple pods in various shades. Very productive and tasty as well. A more slender version of Royalty Purple Pod. One of the tastiest beans we grow. A 2019 Master Gardener class tour on September 28 from a July 6 planting  voted this bean the tops of all seen for yield, appearance and flavor when raw.  Developed by Dr. Meader.  Dr. Meader was a famous plant breeder from the  1950's  onward. He worked on early , productive and multipurpose crops. 1 oz   Pkt. $3.00  Certified Organic Seed 

Roberts Royalty

Roberts Royalty - 55 days - Various purple shades, 5 to 6 inch pods, compact bush plants.  A variety developed by the late Robert Lobitz.  1 oz. Pkt. $3.00  Certified Organic Seed . UNAVAILABLE FOR 2020

Royalty Purple Pod

Royalty Purple Pod- 53 days- Good yields, turn from purple to vibrant green when cooked.  Very good taste. This is one fo the easiest beans to grow and tell when it is still tender and in prime edible condition They are also easy to see when harvesting and fun for children to learn garden skills.  1 oz. Pkt. $1.75; 4 Pkts. $6.00

Tennessee Indian Woman Purple

Tennessee Indian Woman Purple- 65 days- Sturdy bushes with  greenish purple pods. Seeds are fat and round tan with stripes.  Pkt. (25 seeds)  $3.00


Purple podded filet type, very thin tender pods. Pkt. (25 seeds) $2.50  Certified Organic Seed.

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