Large, kidney-shaped beans are spotted with maroon markings on a white coat. Beautiful and distinctive seeds are meant to be shelled and may be dried or frozen for long term storage. Excellent for baking and soups. This is a popular northern heirloom, although it was likely developed in Virginia by Jacob Trout. Packet has about 45 seeds. 86 days. Phaseolus vulgaris.Family: Legumes.