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Dry Bean Varieties for Niche Markets in the USA

Dry beans
All varieties listed are common beans, Phaseolus vulgaris L., unless noted next to variety name. Days to maturity, plant height, and pod and bean measurements are based on data collected from our replicated field trials grown from years 2001 to 2004, in Vancouver, Washington and in 2013 in Mount Vernon, Washington.

Black

Black coco dry beansBlack Coco
Days to maturity: 112
Yield (10-ft row): 480 g
100 bean weight: 42 g
Black Valentine dry beansBlack Valentine(new 2005).
Days to maturity: 111
Yield (10-ft row): 596 g
100 bean weight: 31 g
Coco Heirloom dry beansCoco (NW Heirloom)
Days to maturity: 101
Yield (10-ft row): 515 g
100 bean weight: 43 g
Eclipse dry beansEclipse
Days to maturity: 120
Yield (10-ft row): 804 g
100 bean weight: 20 g
Major dry beansMajor
Days to maturity: 105
Yield (10-ft row): 546 g
100 bean weight: 34 g
Midnight Black turtle dry beansMidnight Black Turtle
Days to maturity: 118
Yield (10-ft row): 577 g
100 bean weight: 20 g
UI-911 dry beansUI-911
Days to maturity: 115
Yield (10-ft row): 608 g
100 bean weight: 27 g
Skyriver dry beansSkyriver (NW Heirloom)
Days to maturity: 122
Yield (10-ft row): 627 g
100 bean weight: 53 g

Great Northern

Beryl dry beansBeryl
Days to maturity: 110
Yield (10-ft row): 552 g
100 bean weight: 33 g
GreatNorthern dry beansGreat Northern
Days to maturity: 109
Yield (10-ft row): 518 g
100 bean weight: 34 g
MarrowFat dry beansMarrow Fat
Days to maturity: 112
Yield (10-ft row): 591 g
100 bean weight: 40 g
Matterhorn dry beansMatterhorn
Days to maturity: 110
Yield (10-ft row): 647 g
100 bean weight: 39 g
Orion dry beansOrion
Days to maturity: 110
Yield (10-ft row): 691 g
100 bean weight: 39 g

Small White/Navy

Arthur dry beansArthur
Days to maturity: 114
Yield (10-ft row): 513 g
100 bean weight: 18 g
Navy dry beansNavy Bean
Days to maturity: 114
Yield (10-ft row): 680 g
100 bean weight: 20 g
Navy Pea dry beansNavy Pea
Days to maturity: 110
Yield (10-ft row): 593 g
100 bean weight: 20 g
Norstar dry beansNorstar
Days to maturity: 111
Yield (10-ft row): 491 g
100 bean weight: 19 g
Romall dry beans

Roma II
Days to maturity: 108
Yield (10-ft row): 358 g
100 bean weight: 48 g

White Marrow dry beansWhite Marrow
Days to maturity: 104
Yield (10-ft row): 430 g
100 bean weight: 50 g

White Kidney

Beluga dry beansBeluga
Days to maturity: 110
Yield (10-ft row): 479 g
100 bean weight: 54 g
Cannellini dry beansCannellini
Days to maturity: 104
Yield (10-ft row): 492 g
100 bean weight: 50 g
Dwane Baptistes dry beansDwane Baptiste
Days to maturity: 112
Yield (10-ft row): 465 g
100 bean weight: 51 g
Nugget dry beansNugget
Days to maturity: 112
Yield (10-ft row): 585 g
100 bean weight: 35 g
Silver Cloud dry beansSilver Cloud
Days to maturity: 119
Yield (10-ft row): 520 g
100 bean weight: 53 g

Pink

Pinks dry beans
Pinks
Days to maturity: 112
Yield (10-ft row): 504 g
100 bean weight: 33 g
UI-537 dry beans
UI-537
Days to maturity: 110
Yield (10-ft row): 440 g
100 bean weight: 38 g

Dark Red Kidney

Fiero dry beansFiero
Days to maturity: 111
Yield (10-ft row): 499 g
100 bean weight: 48 g

Kinto ki dry beansKintoki
Days to maturity: 104
Yield (10-ft row): 574 g
100 bean weight: 65 g
Montcalm dry beansMontcalm
Days to maturity: 109
Yield (10-ft row): 423 g
100 bean weight: 58 g
RedHawk dry beansRed Hawk
Days to maturity: 108
Yield (10-ft row): 432 g
100 bean weight: 50 g
Red Kidney dry beansRed Kidney
Days to maturity: 101
Yield (10-ft row): 475 g
100 bean weight: 53 g

Light Red Kidney

Blush dry beansBlush
Days to maturity: 106
Yield (10-ft row): 630 g
100 bean weight: 64 g
Celrk dry beansCELRK
Days to maturity: 110
Yield (10-ft row): 508 g
100 bean weight: 60 g
Kardinal dry beansKardinal
Days to maturity: 112
Yield (10-ft row): 543 g
100 bean weight: 59 g

Small Red/Red Mexican

Cranberry

Andrew Kent dry beansAndrew Kent
Days to maturity: 116
Yield (10-ft row): 596 g
100 bean weight: 68 g
Bale dry beansBale (NW Heirloom)
Days to maturity: 104
Yield (10-ft row): 680 g
100 bean weight: 59 g
Borlotti dry beansBorlotti
Days to maturity: 121
Yield (10-ft row): 660 g
100 bean weight: 46 g
Candy dry beansCandy
Days to maturity: 111
Yield (10-ft row): 334 g
100 bean weight: 102 g
Capri old coral dry beanCapri (Old Coral)
Days to maturity: 110
Yield (10-ft row): 451 g
100 bean weight: 59 g
Cardinal dry beansCardinal
Days to maturity: 109
Yield (10-ft row): 517 g
100 bean weight: 61 g
Celinas Romano dry beansCelina’s Romano
Days to maturity: 114
Yield (10-ft row): 161 g
100 bean weight: 54 g
Etna dry beansEtna
Days to maturity: 110
Yield (10-ft row): 572 g
100 bean weight: 64 g
Francis Kring dry beansFrancis Kring (NW Heirloom)
Days to maturity: 104
Yield (10-ft row): 531 g
100 bean weight: 58 g
Krimson dry beansKrimson
Days to maturity: 108
Yield (10-ft row): 463 g
100 bean weight: 61 g
Mansell Magic dry beansMansell Magic
Days to maturity: 109
Yield (10-ft row): 547 g
100 bean weight: 75 g
Serene dry beansSerene
Days to maturity: 109
Yield (10-ft row): 421 g
100 bean weight: 70 g
Speckle Bays dry beansSpeckled Bays
Days to maturity: 111
Yield (10-ft row): 421 g
100 bean weight: 51 g
Supremo dry beansSupremo
Days to maturity: 111
Yield (10-ft row): 471 g
100 bean weight: 67 g
Taylo Horticulture dry beansTaylor Horticulture/Thort
Days to maturity: 110
Yield (10-ft row): 513 g
100 bean weight: 54 g
Tongue of Fire dry beansTongue of Fire
Days to maturity: 109
Yield (10-ft row): 453 g
100 bean weight: 59 g
UI-686 dry beansUI-686
Days to maturity: 109
Yield (10-ft row): 484 g
100 bean weight: 61 g
Vermont Cranberry dry beansVermont Cranberry
Days to maturity: 109
Yield (10-ft row): 512 g
100 bean weight: 50 g
Volcano dry beansVolcano
Days to maturity: 106
Yield (10-ft row): 336 g
100 bean weight: 64 g

White with Partial Color

Calypso (Black Calypso) beansCalypso (Black Calypso)
Days to maturity: 111
Yield (10-ft row): 326 g
100 bean weight: 53 g
Hidatsa Shield Figure beansHidatsa Shield Figure
Days to maturity: 109
Yield (10-ft row): 616 g
100 bean weight: 66 g
Magpie beansMagpie
Days to maturity: 113
Yield (10-ft row): 563 g
100 bean weight: 36 g
Molasses Face beansMolasses Face
Days to maturity: 110
Yield (10-ft row): 485 g
100 bean weight: 48 g
Orca beansOrca

Days to maturity: 114
Yield (10-ft row): 496 g
100 bean weight: 34 g
Rockwell beansRockwell (NW Heirloom)
Days to maturity: 107
Yield (10-ft row): 624 g
100 bean weight: 49 g
Stevenson Blue Eye beansStevenson Blue Eye

Days to maturity: 114
Yield (10-ft row): 554 g
100 bean weight: 51 g

Colored with Partial Color

Amish Knuttle beansAmish Knuttle
Days to maturity: 140
Yield (10-ft row): 842 g
100 bean weight: 24 g
Decker (NW Heirloom) beansDecker (NW Heirloom)
Days to maturity: 101
Yield (10-ft row): 632 g
100 bean weight: 64 g
Peregion beansPeregion
Days to maturity: 110
Yield (10-ft row): 562 g
100 bean weight: 29 g

Brown Beans

Beka beansBeka
Days to maturity: 106
Yield (10-ft row): 531 g
100 bean weight: 42 g
Brown Dutch beansBrown Dutch
Days to maturity: 111
Yield (10-ft row): 558 g
100 bean weight: 45 g
Maefax beansMaefax
Days to maturity: 103
Yield (10-ft row): 530 g
100 bean weight: 42 g
Norwegian beansNorwegian
Days to maturity: 103
Yield (10-ft row): 599 g
100 bean weight: 39 g
Royal Burgundy beansRoyal Burgundy
Days to maturity: 138
Yield (10-ft row): 395 g
100 bean weight: 43 g
Swedish Brown beansSwedish Brown
Days to maturity: 117
Yield (10-ft row): 431 g
100 bean weight: 45 g
Swedish Brown beansSwedish Brown
Days to maturity: 117
Yield (10-ft row): 431 g
100 bean weight: 45 g

Yellow Beans

Childer’s Golden beansChilder’s Golden
Days to maturity: 115
Yield (10-ft row): 404 g
100 bean weight: 26 g
China Yellow beansChina Yellow
Days to maturity: 108
Yield (10-ft row): 411 g
100 bean weight: 34 g
Hutterite beansHutterite
Days to maturity: 112
Yield (10-ft row): 528 g
100 bean weight: 45 g
Hutterite beansHutterite (NW Heirloom)
Days to maturity: 124
Yield (10-ft row): 490 g
100 bean weight: 36 g
Indian Woman Yellow beansIndian Woman Yellow
Days to maturity: 106
Yield (10-ft row): 490 g
100 bean weight: 28 g
Ireland Creek beansIreland Creek
Days to maturity: 106
Yield (10-ft row): 544 g
100 bean weight: 50 g
Ireland Creek Annie beansIreland Creek Annie (NW Heirloom)

Days to maturity: 101
Yield (10-ft row): 675 g
100 bean weight: 41 g
Lake Kivu beansLake Kivu
Days to maturity: 110
Yield (10-ft row): 487 g
100 bean weight: 50 g
Peruano beansPeruano
Days to maturity: 134
Yield (10-ft row): 1033 g
100 bean weight: 47 g
Zert beansZert
Days to maturity: 110
Yield (10-ft row): 432 g
100 bean weight: 47 g

Pinto

Burke beanBurke
Days to maturity: 105
Yield (10-ft row): 628 g
100 bean weight: 41 g
Lariat beanLariat
Days to maturity: 114
Yield (10-ft row): 782 g
100 bean weight: 35 g
Othello beanOthello
Days to maturity: 104
Yield (10-ft row): 644 g
100 bean weight: 42 g
Pinto beanPinto
Days to maturity: 103
Yield (10-ft row): 560 g
100 bean weight: 38 g
Quincy beansQuincy
Days to maturity: 106
Yield (10-ft row): 729 g
100 bean weight: 44 g

Soldier

Old Fashioned Soldier beansOld Fashioned Soldier
Days to maturity: 112
Yield (10-ft row): 504 g
100 bean weight: 66 g
Red Coat Soldier beansRed Coat Soldier
Days to maturity: 109
Yield (10-ft row): 327 g
100 bean weight: 51 g
Red Soldier beansRed Soldier
Days to maturity: 107
Yield (10-ft row): 373 g
100 bean weight: 54 g
Soldier beansSoldier
Days to maturity: 108
Yield (10-ft row): 540 g
100 bean weight: 62 g

Yellow Eye

Maine Yellow Eye beansMaine Yellow Eye
Days to maturity: 109
Yield (10-ft row): 300 g
100 bean weight: 44 g

Jacob’s Cattle Markings

Autumn Bounty beansAutumn Bounty
Days to maturity: 107
Yield (10-ft row): 502 g
100 bean weight: 60 g
Trout/Jacobs Cattle beansTrout/Jacobs Cattle
Days to maturity: 107
Yield (10-ft row): 356 g
100 bean weight: 62 g

Purplish Beans

Mrocumiere beansMrocumiere (109 days)
Days to maturity: 113
Yield (10-ft row): 675 g
100 bean weight: 54 g

Flageole

French Flageolet beansFrench Flageolet
Days to maturity: 119
Yield (10-ft row): 522 g
100 bean weight: 31 g
French Flageolet Flagrano beansFrench Flageolet Flagrano
Days to maturity: 102
Yield (10-ft row): 455 g
100 bean weight: 25 g
French Flageolet Flaro beansFrench Flageolet Flaro
Days to maturity: 103
Yield (10-ft row): 429 g
100 bean weight: 27 g
French Shell Flambeau beansFrench Shell Flambeau
Days to maturity: 125
Yield (10-ft row): 507 g
100 bean weight: 30 g

 

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