Dry Bush Beans
Phaseolus vulgaris. Bush beans grow without trellising and grow 12-18” tall. Yields are less than pole beans but they mature earlier and require no infrastructure. Packets are 1 ounce and generally contain between 50-80 seeds, depending on variety.
Dry Bush Bean - Beefy Resilient (Certified Organic)
We have been carrying on Carol’s work (Fertile Valley Seeds in OR) with this surprising cross between Black Mitla Tepary bean (Phaseolus acutifolius) and Gaucho (Phaseolus vulgare) for the past three years, further selecting it for early maturity in our Northwest WA location. This is one of the most productive and flavorful beans we have ever grown and cooks up nice and quick. Small black and brown seeds of varying hues are easy to thresh. OSSI pledged variety.
Dry Bush Beans - Mayo Coba (Certified Organic)
An oval-shaped dried bean common in Latin American cooking. Medium in size and ivory-yellow in color, the Mayo coba Bean is similar to a pinto bean in appearance and flavor. The Mayo Coba bean originated in Mexico and is also referred to as Peruano bean.
Dry Bush Bean - Whipple
Named after the Whipple family, who worked closely with Martin Luther King Jr. before moving to Douglas County, Oregon in the 1970s. They introduced this bean to local growers and gardeners via seed swaps. It is now a very popular dry bean variety for the Willamette Valley. A dark maroon-colored bean that is delicious when cooked as a dry bean. Vigorous bushy plants. Grown organically but not certified.