Heirloom Seeds

Ayocote Morado Purple Runner Bean Seeds

$3.50

Ayocote Morado Purple Runner Bean Seeds. Heirloom Ayocote Morado Purple Runner Beans are native to North and Central America. WOW would be one word to describe this wonderful multi purpose vegetable. The  plant of Heirloom Purple Runner Bean is very pretty and decorative along a fence and the seed is beautiful as well. Ayocote Morado Purple Runner Beans grow on long healthy vines that can reach over 10' tall, the plant is an edible ornamental. The flowers attract large amounts of birds and butterflies. Hummingbirds love visiting this plant. Heirloom Ayocote Morado Purple Runner Beans can be used as a snap bean when picked very young, but is most suited as a shell bean or dry bean.  It seems a waste not to let that beautiful purple bean develop. The green pods of Ayocote Morado Purple Runner Bean are edible whole but best when harvested at 4" - 6" as they tend to become fibrous as they mature.  The purple beans can be cooked fresh or as dried beans.  The seeds are a rich deep purple color like most colored beans they change color when cooked. The flowers of Ayocote Morado Purple Runner Bean can be eaten fresh, added to salads they impart a beany flavor.  When collecting flowers to eat, be sure just to take the flower, not the stem.  ;-D  This variety can be a perennial plant as it grows differently than other bean varieties and produces a tuberous root. The starchy roots can be prepared and eaten as you would Jerusalem Artichokes. For dry beans, pods are ready to pick when they are mature and dried down. 80 days until full maturity for dry bean. Packet contains approximately 25 Heirloom Ayocote Morado Purple Runner Bean Seeds grown naturally with love and care.  Happy Planting!  We have a wide variety of Heirloom Vegetable, Herb, and Flower Seeds for sale. With all of our seeds: Your first packet ships for $2.50. All additional packets ship free. So your total shipping on a seed order is $2.50 no matter how many packets you order.


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