Black Turtle Bean

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The black turtle bean is a small, shiny variety of the common bean especially popular in Latin American cuisine, though it can also be found in the Cajun and Creole cuisines of south Louisiana. Are black turtle beans are the smaller version of regular black beans, but have the same taste and texture, however. Great soup bean. Small, black beans, 4-5 per pod. Seeds have a very delicate skin, and when cooked, make a creamy soup. Good drought tolerance, some bean beetle resistance. Small (28 g) packet has about 175 seeds. 100 days. Phaseolus vulgaris.Family: Legumes.

Collections: Seeds

Category: family_legume, soup stock

Type: Beans & Peas