In a world filled with highly processed, genetically modified and increasingly unhealthy food choices, these heirloom beans make a great gift for your favorite vegetarian or vegan foodie!
Heirloom Beans are usually collected to preserve old heritage varieties, but also for unique craft and jewelry.
Kit includes 6 types of individually packaged Seeds:
► European Heirloom Amethyst Bush: Not to be confused with a pole bean with the same name. Amethyst is extremely rare.
► Native Indian Anasazi Bean: Bush/HL. Cultivated by Native Americans, the name Anasazi comes from the Navajo word "ancient ones." Several thousand year old variety.
► Guatemalan Purple Frog Island Nation Fava Bean: Bush/HL. Origin Guatamala, color develops as the bean dries. Introduced in the 60's.
► Yin Yang Bean: Bush/HL, also orca or calypso beans - Native to the Caribbean region, retains markings when cooked. High in fiber and iron. Dates back to the early 1600's
► Peruvian Large Speckled Calico Christmas: Pole/HL. Chestnut-flavored, from Peru. Dates back the 1840's
► Colombian Cargamanto Bean: Pole/HL. Grandmother of the cranberry bean, creamiest of all. Native Colombian, dates back to the early 1700's
-- 6 small wooden Plant markers
Comes with growing guidelines in a Tin Gift Box with decorative belly band.
Seed count is 15-30 seeds per packet