Heirloom Seeds

Ayocote Negro Black Runner Bean Seeds

$3.50

Ayocote Negro Black Runner Bean Seeds. Heirloom Ayocote Negro Black Runner Beans is native to North and Central America. Heirloom Ayocote Negro Black Runner Bean grows on long healthy vines that can reach over 10' tall plant that is an edible ornamental. The vines of Heirloom Ayocote Negro Black Runner Beans are covered with clusters of large vibrant orange red flowers that attract large amounts of birds and butterflies. This variety can be used as a snap bean if picked very young but is best used as a shell bean or dry bean.  The green pods of Heirloom Ayocote Negro Black Runner Bean are edible whole but best when harvested at 4" - 6" as they tend to become fibrous as they mature.  Cook fresh or use as dried beans.  The young undried beans seeds of Ayocote Negro Black Runner Bean are a light fuchsia color as they get older they turn bright fuchsia, as the seeds start to dry they turn purple then when fully dry they are a rich deep black color.  The last picture is of the Ayocote Negro Black Runner Bean pods picked before full maturity and the few seeds beside the pods have dried for a couple of days.  The scarlet flowers of this plant can be eaten fresh, added to salads they impart a beany flavor.  Heirloom Ayocote Negro Black Runner Bean 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.  Approximately 80 days until full maturity for dry bean.  Packet contains approximately 25 Heirloom Ayocote Negro Black Runner Bean seeds grown naturally with love and care.  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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