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Cornplanter Purple Bean

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Cornplanter Purple Bean
Cornplanter Purple Bean

(Phaseolus vulgaris); Heirloom; Pole bean; Multi-use: snap, shelly, dry; Minimum 20 seeds

Cornplanter Purple is an heirloom bean that originally entered the seed saving community via Theodore Hetzel who received seeds from Blacksnake, a Cornplanter Seneca. The vines easily reach six feet and produce several pod types housing beans that are a varied shade of purple or speckled. A productive variety I grew as a dry bean though I must admit snacking on pods while out in the garden...

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