Miscellaneous Beans

( 13 varieties to chose from) This is a hodge podge of beans that don't fit into any other category.  Updated for 2020

Adzuki

Adzuki- 80 days- Tiny, red seeded.  Good for sprouts.  Unavailable for 2020

Black Seeded Yardlong

Black Seeded Yardlong- 80 days- a high yielding  asparagus  bean type that is not the same as the others. Obtained from a local family here in Calamus that came from seed brought  from China. Plants are early producers and continuous  production throughout the season. Some beans easily get over 2 feet long and are still edible. Pkt. ( 25 seeds) $3.00 Certified Organic Seed.

Black Pod Gram

Black Pod Gram- 80 days-  Mung bean type.  Eaten as a green vegetable (Indonesian cuisine).  The green pods are cut in small chunks when young.  Plants get 3 feet tall.  Seeds are very small.  0.5 oz. Pkt. $1.50  Certified Organic Seed

Brown Tepary

Brown Tepary - 75 days- Buff-brown seeds, drought tolerant desert variety from the Southwest. Pkt. ( 25 seeds) $2.50 Certified Organic Seed

Hyacinth

Hyacinth- 100 days- Best grown as an ornamental.  Plants are very vigorous viners.  Leaves have a purplish cast.  Flowers are a very beautiful lavender.  UNAVAILABLE FOR 2020

Little White Soup

Small tepary bean that does very well in poor soil and dry conditions.  Pkt. ( 25 seeds) $2.50 Certified Organic Seed

Mat Bean

Mat Bean- 85 days- Tiny seeded, Mung bean type.  Plants are vigorous and forma thick carpet of foliage  Unavailable for 2020.

Red Hyacinth

Red Hyacinth- 90 days- A beautiful ornamental. Plants are vigorous viners. Leaves are  pale colored with bright white flowers.  Pods are a glistening greenish white  with red seeds.  Much earlier than the regular Hyacinth. Pkt. ( 25 seeds)  $3.00 Certified Organic Seed

Red Noodle

Red Noodle - 75 days - Pole type.  Vigorous vines, heavy producer of purple/red, small seeded, yardlong beans. these are gorgeous on a fence for ornamental purposes and tasty as well.  Pkt. (25 seeds) $3.00  Certified Organic Seed  

Tan Pod Green Mung

Tan Pod Green Mung- 80 days- Tan podded version of the gram bean.  Very small seeds.  0.5 oz. Pkt. $2.00  Certified Organic Seed

Sword (Canavalia gladiata)

Sword (Canavalia gladiata) - 120 plus  days - An ornamental bean we have searched for many years.  Darrel Jones in Alabama was able to get us a good crop of this very late bean.  It is best used as an ornamental as questions exist about what is and isn’t edible.  Seeds are huge and bright pink.  We will have more details next year on culture when we have grown a crop here. Pkt.  (15 seeds) $3.75

White Tepary

White Tepary- 90 days- White seeded, full bushy plants loaded with small pods. Does exceptionally well in dry conditions.  1 oz. Pkt. $2.00  Certified Organic Seed

Yardlong

Yardlong- 84 days- Pole type.  Plants produce vigorous vines that produce long skinny pods of a  unique, unusual flavor for beans.  Use as a fresh snap bean.  Seeds are small.  Pkt. (25 seeds) $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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