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Mystery Purple Seeds – Beans

I’m sorting heirloom seeds from last year. Some I planted as seedlings, so I never saw the seeds. My landlord tore the garden down last year and threw all the beans in a paper bag. Argh. I have beige seeds, which are the purple podded pole bean. But I also have smaller, pinkie fingernail sized dark purple seeds, which are shiny. I had Red Swan plants and a few bush green beans. That was it. However, Red Swan seeds are larger and brown, per my friend who gave them to me. I have spent many hours researching this and would love to be relieved of this. Any ideas?


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#1 Comment By shelley On 03/28/2015 @ 9:46 pm

My best guess is that maybe they are climbing French beans. Their seeds are shiny dark purple.


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