Butter Beans
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Butter Beans

Anonymous added on May 5, 2011 | Answered

I am going to try to grow butter beans for the first time. Can I use the same beans that I buy in the grocery that I cook?

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Nikki
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Answered on May 6, 2011

It is possible to grow store-bought butter beans; however, these need to be the dry beans and not those purchased from cans. Soak them in water for a few hours and then sprout them in a jar with a wet paper towel, before planting them.

Here is an article that you may find helpful: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/beans/growing-butter-beans-in-your-garden.htm

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