The wonderful taste of fresh or cooked Eastland Lima Beans make them a favorite! These lima beans offer a high nutritional value and are great for freezing and canning. Like all Lima beans, the Eastland Lima Bean is an excellent source of protein and fiber. This bush bean plant produces small gray green pods that are filled with the little green white flat lima bean.
The Broad Windsor Fava beans is a very tasty large dried bean great for drying! Popular in European gardens, Broad Windsor is one of the tastiest of all dried beans and one of the largest-the size of a quarter! When eaten at the shelling stage, you'll discover why their mild flavor makes them perfect partners with many spices and herbs. The sturdy bushes stand 4 feet tall, produce 4-5 inch pods, and are reliably hot weather.
The small Woods Prolific Lima Bean is perfect for canning, freezing and as a dry bean! The bean plant produces thick green pods with small creamy white seeds. Each pod contains about 3 to 4 seeds. The Woods Prolific Lima Bean prefers full sun and has early to mid maturity and produces continuously until frost.
The Fordhook 242 is a great bean that can be planted early and first to harvest. An All-America Winner due to the heat-resistant plants being able to thrive in adverse conditions. Heavy yields of 4" pods, with 3-5 large beans each. This bean is excellent for freezing. Proven tops for productivity, flavor and wide adaptability.
The Pencil Pod Black Wax bean is a highly productive and long standing bush bean. Also known as 'Eastern Black Wax', these beans are bushy, vigorous, and resistant to rust and mosaic virus. The pods are golden color and grow to 5-7" long. A great all-purpose type, that is great fresh, canned, or frozen. As the name hints, the seeds are black.
Garbanzo beans are great for making homemade hummus. This unique heirloom variety produces delicious beans. Perfect for hummus and other Middle Eastern dishes. Also great for sprouting as well. Grow for a week and eat entire plant. Very nutritious! Contains vitamin A, C, calcium, iron and magnesium. Also known as chickpea. If using for sprouting they will be ready in 3-5 days.
The Vermont Cranberry Shell bean is an incredible bean variety that can be used as a snap, shell or dry bean. Cranberry Shell stores exceptionally well. Maroon colored beans are decorated with darker red, cranberry markings. This variety dates back to the 1800s and is well-suited to short-season, cool summer climates.