Polish Pea Bean
Regular price $4.00
(Phaseolus vulgaris); Heirloom; Bush with runners; Dry bean; Minimum 30 seedsAt one time, navy beans were referred to as pea beans and this Polish heirloom retains the petite reference. As a plant, it is a rambunctious bush bean that does send out runners. Despite not getting much attention during the growing season, the plants were absolutely loaded with small plump pods. We direct seeded, mulched the newly emerging seedlings some and left them to fend for themselves. The thin-shelled pods are easy to shell. The small dry beans make excellent baked beans.