Pole Romano Beans

(8 varieties to choose from)  As pictures become  available will change seeds with edible pod stage. Updated for 2020.

Aunt Mary’s Meat

Aunt Mary’s Meat - 80 days - A truly unique bean shared with us from Ron and Nancy Hendrickson.  A most impressive size and the flavor is great.  The widest, thickest pods of any Romano bean I have seen.  Large, dark black seeds that add a good flavor to the cooked beans.  Issue that makes this not a large scale bean is a rare genetic defect where the seeds tend to split open while ripening, making the germination difficult if not planted in very warm soil.  When planted in a good, warm soil germination is great.  Please do not plant too early. UNAVAILABLE FOR 2020

Black Caseknife

Black Caseknife- 80 days - Large flattened green pods, ripen with large black seeds.  Very heavy yields of thick meaty pods. Very flavorful.  30 seeds Pkt. $3.00 (Limit 1 Pkt.) Certified Organic Seed

Dona Maria

Dona Maria- 65 days- Sparse foliage, but good yields of long, flat podded romano type white seeded beans.  Pkt. (25 seeds)  $3.00  Certified Organic  Seed  (Limit 1 Pkt.) 

Italian

Italian- 75 days- Colorful romano type, pods are a bright green with deep purple streaks.  We are grateful to Ilona Sherrat for providing us with this wonderful heirloom.  Pkt. ( 25 seeds) $3.00 Certified Organic Seed

Jeminez

Jeminez (Organic Seed)- 80 days- Red streaked romano-type bean.  Delicious, but hard to get seed from. 1 oz. Pkt $3.00 Certified Organic  Seed

Rainbow Caseknife

Rainbow Caseknife-  80 days- a mix of pod colors, green, yellow and purple and a mix of seed colors. All nice  flavorful large flat podded romano beans.  Pkt. ( 25 seeds) $3.00 Certified Organic Seed

Uncle Steve’s Italian Pole

Uncle Steve’s Italian Pole - 70 days - Unique, variegated green with purple stripes pole bean.  Beans are slightly curved at the end. 1 oz. Pkt. $3.00 Certified Organic Seed

White Caseknife

White Caseknife- 80 days- hard to describe whether  it is pale green or lemon yellow as you can see both shades in these fabulous tasting, high yielding flat romano type beans.  1 oz. Pkt.  $3.00 Certified Organic Seed  

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Heirloom Seeds & Poultry

1878 230th Street

Calamus, IA 52729

563-246-2299

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