Beans

Pole Beans

LONG GREEN CHINESE

An All CV Seed Bank 2015 winner. Produces long green beans that can be eaten either fresh and are also good for freezing. The dried white beans are also very tasty. Very productive. Germination rate 95%.

Calypso or Yin Yang

From the CV Live Seed Bank, this is a dried bean that is great baked or in soups. Germination rate >82%.

bush Beans

LUCY'S EARLY PINKIES

Dried bean. An All Comox Valley Winner 2020 developed in the Comox Valley. Germination rate 99%.


GOLDRUSH

Gold Rush produces early yellow wax beans that are 12-15 cm (5-6”) long.They are slender straight yellow pods that hang in clusters on strong compact dark green bushy plants. Average plant height 42-54 cm (18-21") with a spread that is 38-51 cm (15-18”) wide. They are easy to grow, easy to harvest, and easy to see among the green foliage. Very good flavour and texture. Good storage, and fine freezing potential. These beans are tender and stringless. Germination rate 92%.

PENCIL POD GOLDEN WAX

This old-time favourite, introduced in 1900 to North America, is regaled for its quality and delicious wax bean flavour. The stringless pods reach 5-7" long on heavy-producing plants that grow 15-20" tall. Ideal for freezing or canning.


YELLOW ROCDOR

An early wax bean with a rich and buttery flavour. Slim, 15-cm (6″), glossy yellow pods are crisp, tender and stringless, plants are upright. Very productive and easy to harvest. The black seeds germinate well in cold soil.



Gina Romano

Green bean. Good to eat fresh when pods are young. Freezes well and also a good dried white bean. Germination rate > 82%.

BLACK TURTLE

Small sized dried bean. Great refried or in soups. Germination rate > 82%.

Dragon's Tongue

Dutch heirloom. Good to eat fresh when pods are young or as a dried bean. Germination rate 75%.

runner Beans

Scarlet and Emperor

Seed Bank runner bean. A heritage bean that is good fresh when pods are young or as a dried bean. Germination rate > 87%.