Details Believed to have arrived to New Zealand with the Dalmation gum diggers. A long string-less bean with green skin and purple streaks. Excellent raw or cooked. A vigorous climber to 2 metres. Another crop will be grown this coming summer and seed should be available again by March 2021
Details A productive vigorous climber, Long vines that will grow to 6m tall if provided support, ideal as a drying bean. Borlotti are descendants from the original Cranberry beans that originated in Colombia
Details Many of the older gardeners will remember the butterbean which was very popular in the 60's and 70's. This strain has been grown for over 40 years by a long time home gardener before been given to Richard so as to preserve this heirloom This bean produces a pale yellow/cream pod in colour that grows to about 15cm in length. The complete pod is eaten although the ends can be trimmed if desired and is wonderful added to salads when small.