Bean, Hidatsa Shield Figure

Phaseolus vulgaris
$2.99 to $49.50
SKU: 0203A
  • Organic
  • Pole bean
  • White beans with tan and brown markings
  • Very productive
  • Dry bean
  • 90 days
  • ±600 seeds/lb
$2.99 to $49.50

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From the Hidatsa tribe who raised corn, squash, beans, and sunflowers in the Missouri River Valley of North Dakota. Shield Figure beans are described in Buffalo Bird Woman’s Garden (1917). This very productive variety was boarded onto Slow Food USA’s Ark of Taste in 2005. Pole habit, dry, 90 days. ±600 seeds/lb.

Direct Seed: 2" Apart

Seed Depth: 1"

Support: Trellis, tepee, or fencing

Light: Full Sun