Blue Shackamaxon Bean
(Phaseolus vulgaris); Heirloom; aka Treaty Bean; a Pennsylvania Collection variety; Pole bean; Dry bean; Minimum 20 seeds
The numerous pinky-purple blossoms adorning these medium length vines yield slender pods that mature to a beautiful purple holding shiny blue beans that dry to a stunning purple-black. Stewarded by Quaker farmers along Pennsylvania's Delaware River, Blue Shackamaxon is a pre-1800 dry bean. The variety is named for the Lenape fishing community that was in the now Kensington neighborhood of Philadelphia who grew these beans. Pretty and productive!
Limited quantity Sold Out for 2021