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Bush Shelling

With a wide range of shapes, colors and sizes that there’s a bush shelling bean for everyone.  They grow low to the ground, and are easy and care-free.  Just plant them, weed, and let the beans mature and dry.

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  • Yellow Eye Bush Bean

    Yellow Eye Bush Bean

    These bush shelling beans resemble Hidatsa shield figure beans in appearance. They are from New England and are a great choice for chilis, soups or stews.   Minimum of 40 seeds per packet.  

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  • Lina Sisco's Bird Egg Bean - Organic

    Lina Sisco's Bird Egg Bean - Organic

    85 days. Large tan beans with maroon markings, these beans were originally brought to Missouri in a covered wagon by Lina Sisco's grandmother. Lina was one of the founders of Seed Saver's Exchange, and she brought these beans to...

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  • Flageolet Bush Bean

    Flageolet Bush Bean

    This heirloom French bean is prized for use in casoulet. Called the caviar of beans, it is known for it's delicate flavor and texture. It produces small, pale green beans.   Minimum of 40 seeds per packet.      

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  • Arikara Yellow Bush Bean

    Arikara Yellow Bush Bean

    80-85 days. Originally grown by the Dakota Arikara tribe, they were collected by Lewis and Clark on their "Voyage of Discovery." They were then documented by Thomas Jefferson. Grow these and grow a piece of history.   Minimum of 40...

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  • Tiger's Eye Bush Bean

    Tiger's Eye Bush Bean

    55 days fresh, 80 days dried.  A great multi-purpose bean, it can be eaten fresh or dried.  The beans are a beautiful deep golden color with brown striping.    Minimum of 40 seeds per packet.

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  • Calypso Bush Bean

    Calypso Bush Bean

    90 days. Also known as Orca or Yin Yang, this strikingly colored black and white heirloom bean is also delicious. Sweet and nutty, it holds its shape when cooked, making it a great choice for beautiful soups and stews. It is not only...

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  • Painted Pony Bush Bean - Organic

    Painted Pony Bush Bean - Organic

    60 days for snap, 80 days for dry.  A great dual purpose bean.  You can pick it early as a nearly stringless snap bean or leave it to dry for beautiful dry beans.  They are great for soups and chili, retaining their shape when cooked...

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  • Garbanzo (Chickpea) Bean

    Garbanzo (Chickpea) Bean

    65 day.  Garbanzo beans are a staple in Middle Eastern and Indian cooking.  They can be used as a shelling bean or a dry bean.  They are an excellent choice for climates with problems with drought, but they won't do well in extreme...

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  • Great Northern Bush Bean - Bulk

    Great Northern Bush Bean - Bulk

    90 days.  A bush white shelling bean, Great Northern is popular in American cooking.  It is slightly smaller than the cannellini bean with a slight grainy texture and a nutty flavor.   Minimum of 500 seeds.    PLANTING...

    $9.00
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  • Jacob's Cattle Bean Jacob's Cattle Bean

    Jacob's Cattle Bean

    90 day.  Also known as the Anasazi bean, the Aztec bean, Cave bean or New Mexico appaloosa bean, it was originally cultivated by the Passamaquoddy Indians in Maine.  It's a standard for baked beans in the Northeast.  It's named after...

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  • Dark Red Kidney Bush Bean

    Dark Red Kidney Bush Bean

    95 day.  A beautiful deep red bush shelling bean.  It has a tougher skin than other beans, which makes it a great choice for soups, stews and chili if you want your beans to retain their original shape.   Minimum of 40 seeds per packet...

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  • Great Northern Bush Bean

    Great Northern Bush Bean

    90 days.  A bush white shelling bean, Great Northern is popular in American cooking.  It is slightly smaller than the cannellini bean with a slight grainy texture and a nutty flavor.   Minimum of 40 seeds per packet...

    $3.00
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