BEAN


1500 YEAR OLD CAVE BEAN

1500 YEAR OLD CAVE BEAN

(Phaseolus vulgaris) Heirloom reputed to have originally been found in a cave in New Mexico in a clay pot sealed with pitch. The bean was then carbo

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AUSTRALIAN BUTTER (Bean)

AUSTRALIAN BUTTER (Bean)

(Phaseolus vulgaris) Rare variety. Long, slender, rounded, golden yellow pods with deep purple seeds. Succulent beans with the unusual buttery flav

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BLACK PEANUT

BLACK PEANUT

(Phaseolus vulgaris) Rare variety. Long, pale green, slender beans with black seeds. Used chopped in salads or cooked. High yields. 25 seeds

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BLACK SOYBEAN

BLACK SOYBEAN

(Glycine max) Rare & unusual black coated soybean with white centre. Richer and sweeter flavor compared to the traditional green/tan seeded soybeans

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BLACK VALENTINE

BLACK VALENTINE

(Phaseolus vulgaris) Heirloom first introduced in 1897 by Peter Henderson & Co. Long, slender, slightly curved green beans 12-15cm long with shiny,

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BLUE LAKE

BLUE LAKE

(Phaseolus vulgaris) Heirloom dating back to 1885, developed in the Blue Lake area around Urich, California. Straight, stringless, bright dark-green

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BLUE SPECKLED TEPARY

BLUE SPECKLED TEPARY

(Phaseolus acutifolius) Ancient heirloom. Small pods producing tan and blue-grey spotted beans which resemble a small pebble. Unique, mild flavor c

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CALABRIAN EXPRESS

CALABRIAN EXPRESS

(Phaseolus vulgaris) Old Italian heirloom first discovered in Calabria, Italy. Attractive bean best left to mature for use as a dried bean. Ideal f

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CANNELINI

CANNELINI

(Phaseolus vulgaris) Italian heirloom also known as 'Italian Butter Bean'. White kidney shaped, dried bean. Commonly used to make 'Baked Beans' or

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CHEROKEE TRAIL OF TEARS

CHEROKEE TRAIL OF TEARS

(Phaseolus vulgaris) Heirloom originating from the Cherokee as they marched from the Smoky Mountains to Oklahoma by the Federal Government in 1839 ov

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CHEROKEE WAX

CHEROKEE WAX

(Phaseolus nanus) Butter Bean. Vigorous, heavy producer, bright yellow, straight, flat pods to 18cm, black seed when mature. Stringless at all stag

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CRIMSON TRAVELLER

CRIMSON TRAVELLER

(Phaseolus vulgaris) Originally from Tasmania. This purple podded variety is well travelled originating from Tasmania it has been passed from grower

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DOUG'S FAVOURITE

DOUG'S FAVOURITE

(Phaseolus vulgaris) Tasmanian heirloom. Delicious, tried & true bean handed to us by 'Doug' at the Penguin markets in Tasmania. Grown by his famil

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DRAGONS TONGUE (Bean)

DRAGONS TONGUE (Bean)

(Phaseolus vulgaris) Dutch heirloom. Long, slender bean to 18cm with rich, heavy purple fleck produced on compact bush to 70cm high. Excellent flav

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FLAGRANO

FLAGRANO

(Phaseolus vulgaris) Popularly known as 'The Caviar of Beans'. French heirloom originating in the 1800's & considered a delicacy in Europe. Small,

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IDELIGHT

IDELIGHT

(Phaseolus vulgaris) Also known as 'Gourmet Delight'. Green, round, stringless bean to 15cm in length. Produces over a long period. Disease resist

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KENTUCKY WONDER

KENTUCKY WONDER

(Phaseolus vulgaris) Heirloom dating back to 1864; originally known as 'Old Homestead' but later renamed 'Kentucky Wonder' due to its size which was

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LAZY WIFE

LAZY WIFE

(Phaseolus vulgaris) Heirloom dating back to 1810 in Germany. Green, round, pods to 20cm long, with little string even when mature. Tall growing bu

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LOWRY'S NATURAL SALT

LOWRY'S NATURAL SALT

(Phaseolus vulgaris) Heirloom. Long, fleshy, slighly flattened, light green pods with faint purple streak. 35 seeds

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NORTHEASTER

NORTHEASTER

(Phaseolus vulgaris) Heirloom also known as 'Kwintus' or 'Early Riser'. Large, flat green pod 2-3cm wide & up to 20cm long with white seeds, sweet f

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PAINTED PONY

PAINTED PONY

(Phaseolus vulgaris) Mexican heirloom. Stingless when harvested young. May be used fresh or left to mature for use as dry bean. Attractive brown &

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PRIZEWINNER

PRIZEWINNER

(Phaseolus coccineus) Heirloom. Long, flat, green, straight, tender pods 20-30cm staying succulent on the vine until harvest. Green beans harvested

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PROVIDER

PROVIDER

(Phaseolus nanus) Originally introduced in 1965 by Dr. Hoffman of South Carolina. Compact bush producing abundant, stringless green beans 12-15cm le

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PURPLE KING

PURPLE KING

(Phaseolus vulgaris) Heirloom, also known as 'Blue Coco'. Straight, flat, bright purple bean to 18cm, heavy bearing, producing over many weeks; chan

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RATTLESNAKE

RATTLESNAKE

(Phaseolus vulgaris) Heirloom also known as 'Preacher Bean'. Plant to 3m tall with attractive purple flowers producing long, thin green pods with pu

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RED KIDNEY

RED KIDNEY

(Phaseolus vulgaris) Dwarf variety. Large kidney shaped, deep red beans so named for their visual resemblance in shape and color to a kidney. Used

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ROCQUENCOURT

ROCQUENCOURT

(Phaseolus vulgaris) French heirloom named after the farming village of Rocquencourt near Versailles. Yellow bean with buttery flavour remaining cri

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ROYAL BURGUNDY

ROYAL BURGUNDY

(Phaseolus nanus) Purple, round, stringless pods with white seeds, 12-15cm in length with firm texture and excellent flavour. Resistant to common be

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SCARLET EMPEROR

SCARLET EMPEROR

(Phaseolus coccineus) Perennial - Scarlet Runner type also known as 'Seven Year Bean'. Vigorous vine with scarlet coloured flowers; produces numerou

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SNAKE - RED DRAGON

SNAKE - RED DRAGON

(Vigna sesquipedalis) Long, thin, green bean with red seeds. Flavour similar to asparagus. Grown out from seed obtained from a Vietnamese market ga

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SNAKE - RED YARD LONG

SNAKE - RED YARD LONG

(Vigna sesquipedalis) Bright red, long, thin bean with green centre & nutty flavour when picked young. Easy to harvest & process due to colour & len

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SPECKLED CRANBERRY

SPECKLED CRANBERRY

(Phaseolus vulgaris) American heirloom dating back to 1796. Highly attractive, long, wide, green, specked pods containing pink speckled seeds. Harv

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SUNSET RUNNER

SUNSET RUNNER

(Phaseolus coccineus) Perennial - Runner type also known as 'Seven Year Bean'. Vigorous vine with salmon coloured flowers; produces numerous large,

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TURKISH DELIGHT

TURKISH DELIGHT

(Phaseolus vulgaris) Handed to us by a Turkish man at the Canberra Tip Shop & saved by his family for generations. Large green, stringless, flat pod

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VERMONT CRANBERRY

VERMONT CRANBERRY

(Phaseolus vulgaris) Heirloom from New England dating back prior to 1800's. Long, green, speckled pods to 15cm. When left to mature, contains oval,

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WAGRAPINE

WAGRAPINE

(Phaseolus vulgaris) Originally from Western Australia. Long, slender, green, oval shaped beans. Does best in hot, dry conditions. 45 seeds

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WALTERS

WALTERS

(Phaseolus vulgaris) Heirloom handed to us by a Tasmanian gardener. Requires staking. Mottled brown seed with black streaks. 45 seeds

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WESTRALIA

WESTRALIA

(Phaseolus vulgaris) Dates back to 1950's when it appeared in Western Australia. Large, fleshy, dark green, oval shaped pods to 20cm long with white

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WHITE DUTCH RUNNER

WHITE DUTCH RUNNER

(Phaseolus coccineus) Heirloom from the Netherlands dating back to 1700's from John Withee's famous bean collection via Old Sturbridge Village. Also

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WINDSOR LONG POD

WINDSOR LONG POD

(Phaseolus vulgaris) Prolific cropping; flat pods 18-20cm. Popular garden variety. Stringless when picked early.

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YAM BEAN - JICAMA

YAM BEAN - JICAMA

(Pachyrhizus erosus) Heirloom from Mexico & Central America. Topical legume vine cultivated for its large, fleshy tuberous roots. Note: Flowers &

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