• Bean: Winged beans/Asparagus peas Quick View
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    • Bean: Winged beans/Asparagus peas

    • R40.00 incl VAT
    • This variety is from Peak Week Pods. JC Terblanche says: 'What a rarity!  Asparagus Peas are also known as Winged beans and they come in a few different sizes and colours. To be clear, these are the smaller green ones with maroon flowers. We haven't tasted the asparagus flavour that these peas are described as having. These peas are summer…
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  • Bush bean: Black and White Trout Quick View
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    • Bush bean: Black and White Trout

    • R30.00 incl VAT
    • This variety is from Peak Week Pods. JC Terblanche says: 'A beautiful and hard-to-find heirloom bean of German origin. The beans are mottled black or dark purple on a white background. The bushes grow vigorously and produce masses of pods. The beans can be harvested at a young stage or left to dry in the pod. This is one of…
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  • Bush bean: Blue JayBush bean: Blue Jay Quick View
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    • Bush bean: Blue Jay

    • R35.00 incl VAT
    • This variety is from Peak Week Pods. JC Terblanche says: 'This variety was discovered and named by Russ Crowe in 1977. It was a natural outcross that happened in his garden. Russ attended an exhibition where he showcased his newfound Blue Jay beans, only to find that the whole jar was stolen from his table! He later found his beans…
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  • Bush bean: Conserva Quick View
    • Bush bean: Conserva Quick View
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    • Bush bean: Conserva

    • R35.00 incl VAT
    • This variety is from Peak Week Pods. JC Terblanche says: 'Known by German growers as 'Konserva'. This is an old-style green bush bean and was marketed for the first time back in 1925, making this bean almost 100 years' old. Conserva was bred by David Sachs out of two European varieties Alpha and Saxa. Now, this is not the typical…
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  • Bush bean: Contender Quick View
    • Bush bean: Contender Quick View
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    • Bush bean: Contender

    • R25.00 incl VAT
    • This well-loved bush bean really is the business. It grows quickly to form a compact habit from which it produces a steady crop of green beans.   Sow regularly to ensure that there are always strong plants available to produce for your kitchen, if the crunchy green beans don’t find your mouth before your basket! Plant in good soil for…
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  • Bush bean: Ken Early Yellow Eye Quick View
    • Bush bean: Ken Early Yellow Eye Quick View
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    • Bush bean: Ken Early Yellow Eye

    • R35.00 incl VAT
    • This variety is from Peak Week Pods. JC Terblanche says: 'This dry bean did very well in a dry bean trial we did and was one of the earlier maturing varieties. Apart from maturing early the vines produce very well. They were developed at Kentville, Nova Scotia's research station, specifically as a dry bean variety and were selected for early…
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  • Bush bean: Lime Delight Quick View
    • Bush bean: Lime Delight Quick View
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    • Bush bean: Lime Delight

    • R30.00 incl VAT
    • This variety is from Peak Week Pods. JC Terblanche says: 'This is a very unusual coloured bean, that produces medium-sized pods containing oval-shaped lime beans. The plants have a bush growth habit, but sprawling isn’t uncommon. Lime delight is best used as dry beans in stews, chilies or added to any other meat dishes. If you want to have a…
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  • Bush bean: Orca Quick View
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    • Bush bean: Orca

    • R30.00 incl VAT
    • This variety is from Peak Week Pods. JC Terblanche says: 'Possibly the most beautiful dry bean there is. Also known as yin-yang bean and calypso bean. The contrasting black and white seed coats are magical and if you ask any child which one they like most, they will probably point to these. The bushes produce bumper crops of flat green…
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  • Bush bean: Prairie Appaloosa Quick View
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    • Bush bean: Prairie Appaloosa

    • R30.00 incl VAT
    • This variety is from Peak Week Pods. JC Terblanche says: 'I'm sure you will agree that these are some of the most beautiful beans around. However, their appearance is not the only thing that I love about them. Prairie Appaloosa originates from the South Western parts of America and is named after the Appaloosa horse which bears similar colours. During…
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  • Bush bean: Rockwell Quick View
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    • Bush bean: Rockwell

    • R35.00 incl VAT
    • This variety is from Peak Week Pods. JC Terblanche says: 'What an attractive bean this is. When I received the original seed from a friend, there was a note with it that said 'Very Productive'. How true that turned out to be! Rockwell is an egg-shaped white bean with maroon and tan markings around the eyes. White beans all have…
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  • Bush bean: Tongue of Fire Quick View
    • Bush bean: Tongue of Fire Quick View
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    • Bush bean: Tongue of Fire

    • R30.00 incl VAT
    • This variety is from Peak Week Pods. JC Terblanche says: 'This exceptional bean also goes by the name of Borlotti lingua di Fuoco and is a fascinating heirloom variety that originates from South America, but is most popular in Italy. This multi-purpose bean can be used at various stages: as a very young green bean, as a shelling bean when…
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  • Bush bean: Vaquero Quick View
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    • Bush bean: Vaquero

    • R35.00 incl VAT
    • This variety is from Peak Week Pods. JC Terblanche says: 'This is my new favourite variety when it comes to dry bush beans. I highly recommend these to anyone who is searching for that one variety that has it all. Vaquero is from South America and is well adapted to our warm and dry climate. If this isn't a beautiful…
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  • Bush bean: Vitumbe Quick View
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    • Bush bean: Vitumbe

    • R35.00 incl VAT
    • This variety is from Peak Week Pods. JC Terblanche says: 'This a beautifully purple-colored bush bean from Northern Malawi, originally grown by the Tumbuka people. The dual-purpose pods have a fresh nutty flavour and a crisp, succulent bite. The beans are attractive with a navy blue seed coat decorated with cream/tan streaks. The fresh green pods also have purple mottling…
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  • Bush bean: Zagreb’s Soldier Quick View
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    • Bush bean: Zagreb’s Soldier

    • R30.00 incl VAT
    • This variety is from Peak Week Pods. JC Terblanche says: 'Zagreb's Soldier is a heirloom variety that originates from Croatia. It is also known as the 'soldier bean' as the pattern on the bean resembles a soldier figure. These bush beans are extremely drought tolerant and produce masses of pods that shell very easily when dry. The dry beans can…
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  • Cowpea: Pink Eye Purple Hull Quick View
    • Cowpea: Pink Eye Purple Hull Quick View
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    • Cowpea: Pink Eye Purple Hull

    • R30.00 incl VAT
    • This variety is from Peak Week Pods. JC Terblanche says: 'This delectable, nutty-flavoured cowpea is perfectly suited to hot summer heat. This classic variety of cowpea has long been a favourite across the world and especially in the southern parts of the USA for its impressive heat tolerance and wild productivity. The plants grow quickly in the face of intense…
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  • Lima bean: Christmas Quick View
    • Lima bean: Christmas Quick View
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    • Lima bean: Christmas

    • R30.00 incl VAT
    • This variety is from Peak Week Pods. JC Terblanche says: 'This is a very attractive lima bean: the whites and dark reds of the seed coat resemble festive colours, hence the name. Christmas lima beans are from Peru and have been around since the 19th Century (they reached America in the 1840s). They are heavy yielding, great tasting, beautiful and…
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  • Lima bean: Dixie butterpea Quick View
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    • Lima bean: Dixie butterpea

    • R30.00 incl VAT
    • This variety is from Peak Week Pods. JC Terblanche says: 'Dixie Butterpea is a bush-type lima bean that impresses me each time I grow them. The green pods are inedible, but the beans can be harvested when the pods start to swell and can be used as a shelled bean, or the dried beans can be harvested once the pods…
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  • Lima bean: Florida Speckled Quick View
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    • Lima bean: Florida Speckled

    • R30.00 incl VAT
    • This variety is from Peak Week Pods. JC Terblanche says: 'This small to medium butter bean is one that amazed me with the number of pods it set through summer right up until winter. This is a very popular bean in the south-west US as it can handle the heat and is drought tolerant. The beans are flat, white with…
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  • Lima bean: Snow on the Mountain Quick View
    • Lima bean: Snow on the Mountain Quick View
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    • Lima bean: Snow on the Mountain

    • R30.00 incl VAT
    • This variety is from Peak Week Pods. JC Terblanche says: 'Productive and lovely looking smallish bean that was grown in the family of Reverend Roy Blount, Louisiana, from 1880. The white colouration resembles snow on the dull red/brown background - it's a fitting name for this bean. The plants climb up to 1.5 m in height, but love to grow…
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  • Pole bean: Angel/Holy/Soldier Quick View
    • Pole bean: Angel/Holy/Soldier Quick View
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    • Pole bean: Angel/Holy/Soldier

    • R30.00 incl VAT
    • This variety is from Peak Week Pods. JC Terblanche says: 'This very old bean goes by various names: Holy bean, Angel bean, and Soldier bean. The almost round white beans have interesting markings around their eyes that look like an image of an angel, a soldier, or even say a dove. Legend has it that a French priest buried church…
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  • Pole bean: Black Nightfall Quick View
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    • Pole bean: Black Nightfall

    • R35.00 incl VAT
    • This variety is from Peak Week Pods. JC Terblanche says: 'Black Nightfall originated as a cross in the gardens of Russel Crowe in the States, one of the world's leading bean collectors. Black Nightfall is without a doubt one of the most beautiful beans I have in my collection. The plants send out runners but won't take over your garden.…
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  • Pole bean: Blue PeterPole bean: Blue Peter Quick View
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    • Pole bean: Blue Peter

    • R30.00 incl VAT
    • This variety is from Peak Week Pods. JC Terblanche says: 'This extremely high-yielding and reliable purple pole bean has been a favourite for a long time. The plants grow up to 2 m tall and will benefit from a good sturdy trellis. Its tender flat pods are a deep shade of purple, which turn a lovely dark green when cooked.…
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  • Pole bean: Cherokee Trail of TearsPole bean: Cherokee Trail of Tears Quick View
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    • Pole bean: Cherokee Trail of Tears

    • R30.00 incl VAT
    • This variety is from Peak Week Pods. JC Terblanche says: 'What a privilege to grow and make these beans available to more people. There is a rich story behind it and it’s a true miracle to still have them around today. They were brought from Tennessee by the Cherokee people as they were marched to Oklahoma by the federal government…
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  • Pole bean: Eye of the Tiger Quick View
    • Pole bean: Eye of the Tiger Quick View
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    • Pole bean: Eye of the Tiger

    • R30.00 incl VAT
    • This variety is from Peak Week Pods. JC Terblanche says: 'This stunning dry pole bean goes by various names that include Ojo de Tigre, Pepa de Zapallo and Tiger’s Eye. When mature the seeds have a dusty gold colour with swirls of maroon. The plants climb up to 1.8m but don’t get too out of hand. Very good yields can…
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  • Pole bean: Good Mother Stallard Quick View
    • Pole bean: Good Mother Stallard Quick View
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    • Pole bean: Good Mother Stallard

    • R30.00 incl VAT
    • This variety is from Peak Week Pods. JC Terblanche says: 'Named after Carrie Belle Stallard of Virginia, in the US, this variety dates back to the 1930s. What a beauty of a bean! They are remarkably round, almost like marbles, and are a mixture of maroon and white. The beans produce pole-type plants that will vine up to 1.8 m…
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  • Pole bean: Green Hyacinth/Lab LabPole bean: Green Hyacinth/Lab Lab Quick View
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    • Pole bean: Green Hyacinth/Lab Lab

    • R30.00 incl VAT
    • Very important: The green beans inside the pods should always be cooked and not eaten raw as they do contains toxins that may be harmful when raw. This variety comes from Peak Week Pods. JC Terblanche says: 'Hyacinth beans also known as Lab-lab bean is native to Africa and are a favourite in Indian communities where they are referred to…
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  • Pole bean: Lohrey’s Old Tasmanian Quick View
    • Pole bean: Lohrey’s Old Tasmanian Quick View
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    • Pole bean: Lohrey’s Old Tasmanian

    • R30.00 incl VAT
    • This variety is from Peak Week Pods. JC Terblanche says: 'Since the early 1900s this bean has been grown by the Lohrey family  in northwestern Tasmania. It is also called Lohrey's Zebra, Lohrey's Special, and Natural Salt (as it reputed to have a naturally salty flavour). The plants are of pole type and will be more productive when offered a…
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  • Pole bean: Molly’s Zebra Quick View
    • Pole bean: Molly’s Zebra Quick View
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    • Pole bean: Molly’s Zebra

    • R30.00 incl VAT
    • This variety is from Peak Week Pods. JC Terblanche says: 'This is an extremely productive pole bean that was bred in Australia as a green cut bean. I think it can be used in many more ways, including as a shelling bean and dried if you don't get to them in time. The purple streaks on the thick, 12 to…
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  • Pole bean: New Mexican Red Appaloosa Quick View
  • Pole bean: Osborne & Clyde Quick View
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    • Pole bean: Osborne & Clyde

    • R30.00 incl VAT
    • This variety is from Peak Week Pods. JC Terblanche says: 'This is one of the most beautiful beans we offer. They make fantastic dried beans, but they are almost too pretty to eat. The plants have a climbing habit and need a trellis to grow to their full potential. The green flattish pods have light mottling to them and can…
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  • Pole bean: Papa de Rola Quick View
    • Pole bean: Papa de Rola Quick View
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    • Pole bean: Papa de Rola

    • R30.00 incl VAT
    • This variety is from Peak Week Pods. JC Terblanche says: 'Originally from Portugal, Papa de Rola means “dove breast”. This is one of the prettiest dry beans out there - round with half-white and tan with maroon streaks. This is a pole bean that needs trellising as it reaches heights of 1.8 m. Expect bumper crops of beautiful plump beans.…
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  • Pole bean: Purple Yardlong Quick View
    • Pole bean: Purple Yardlong Quick View
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    • Pole bean: Purple Yardlong

    • R30.00 incl VAT
    • This variety is from Peak Week Pods. JC Terblanche says: 'These purple beans grow to between 30 and 50 cm long!  They are in the Vigna (cowpea) genus, but the taste to me is even better than normal green beans. They are climbers and will need a trellis to vine on and support the great number of beans they produce. They…
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  • Pole bean: Scarlet Runner Quick View
    • Pole bean: Scarlet Runner Quick View
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    • Pole bean: Scarlet Runner

    • R30.00 incl VAT
    • This variety is from Peak Week Pods. JC Terblanche says: 'This is probably one of the most popular and widely grown runner beans around. The quick-growing plants vine up to anything they can get hold of and reach heights of 3.5 m in no time. As the name suggests, this variety produces red/orange flowers in masses that in turn form…
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  • Pole bean: Skunk Quick View
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    • Pole bean: Skunk

    • R30.00 incl VAT
    • This variety is from Peak Week Pods. JC Terblanche says: 'This is very good-looking pole bean. Skunk beans have been grown by the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) people for many generations in North America. Each bean is uniquely mottled black and white. The name is self-explanatory once you see the bean up close. The vines like a taller trellis and can easily…
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  • Pole bean: Snowcap Quick View
    • Pole bean: Snowcap Quick View
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    • Pole bean: Snowcap

    • R30.00 incl VAT
    • This variety is from Peak Week Pods. JC Terblanche says: 'A personal favourite of mine for very good reasons. These Snowcap beans are probably the biggest dry beans that I offer and they really produce beautiful large beans that are a good option for stretching meals and especially stews with a bacon/tomato base. The pole beans have will find their…
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  • Pole bean: Solwezi Quick View
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    • Pole bean: Solwezi

    • R30.00 incl VAT
    • This variety is from Peak Week Pods. JC Terblanche says: 'This is the dry bean you want! From customer feedback, this has performed very well for almost everyone who tried it. From Africa for Africa is how I'd describe this bean. This Zambian heirloom is sought after in Africa. For me, this is the benchmark for what dry beans should…
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  • Pole bean: Turkey’s Craw Quick View
    • Pole bean: Turkey’s Craw Quick View
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    • Pole bean: Turkey’s Craw

    • R30.00 incl VAT
    • This variety is from Peak Week Pods. JC Terblanche says: 'This variety’s original seeds were apparently found in a wild turkey’s craw ... hence the name. The mature seed is brown with tan flecks. The plants have a pole habit and produce fat stubby 10 cm pods from the ground right up to the top of the plant. The pods…
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    • Runner bean: Lazy Housewife

    • R25.00 incl VAT
    • This bean’s name is surely ironic, and may refer to how the bean suits cooks who don’t want to bother stringing green beans. This bean is a handy addition to your kitchen garden - not only because it produces easy-to-prepare beans but also because the plants themselves create shade and shelter for other plants below when they are supported by…
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  • Runner bean: Painted Lady Quick View
    • Runner bean: Painted Lady Quick View
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    • Runner bean: Painted Lady

    • R30.00 incl VAT
    • This variety is from Peak Week Pods. JC Terblanche says: 'This is probably our favourite runner bean. Friar Antonio de Arrabida described this species in Flora of Rio de Janeiro in 1827. The painted lady's incredibly beautiful blossoms are very attractive. This variety is less affected by warmer temperatures than other runner beans and is a prolific bloomer. The beans…
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  • Runner bean: Sunset Runner Quick View
    • Runner bean: Sunset Runner Quick View
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    • Runner bean: Sunset Runner

    • R35.00 incl VAT
    • This variety is from Peak Week Pods. JC Terblanche says: 'This beautiful variety is rather hard to find in South Africa. Runner beans are perennial and will grow out each year. They will thus be some of your first beans in their second year. The attractive salmon-coloured flowers will lure various pollinators into your garden. Though often grown as an…
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  • Semi-runner bean: Slippery Silks Quick View
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    • Semi-runner bean: Slippery Silks

    • R30.00 incl VAT
    • This variety is from Peak Week Pods. JC Terblanche says: ‘This is one of the most sought-after beans in the world right now. The short bushy plants send out an occasional runner that ends up growing to 1.2m tall. The medium-sized pods mature from green to a stunning red, which is a very rare colour for a pod. Unfortunately at…
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