Good Mother Stallard Bean is dense, velvety and delicious. This is one of the best beans for chili, salads, or soups. This pole bean dates to the 1930s, and is productive when grown; 5-6 beans per pod. Beautiful burgundy and white swirl coloring. When cooked, Good Mother Stallard shelling beans develop a creamy, velvety texture and contain a combination of rich, mild, earthy, nutty, and subtly fruity flavors.