Heirloom Butterscotch Bean - Steuben Yellow Eye Seeds. This heirloom bean can be traced back to at least the 1860's where it was used for Boston Baked Beans in New England. They are also known as a Steuben Yellow Eye. The plump oval white beans have butterscotch coloring around the eye of the bean. In the Southern states Butterscotch bean is a favorite for using in Hoppin' John. The bush type plant grows to 18" tall and produces well. Harvest early and cook fresh or let fully mature for a dry bean. 50 days until harvest for fresh beans. Harvest as dry beans when the pod is dry and the bean can not easily be dented with your fingernail. Packet contains approximately 50 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.