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Arikara Bush Dry Bean Heirloom Garden Seed

$4.27
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Arikara Bush Dry Bean Heirloom Garden Seed

Super early maturing, a determinate, compact, bush-type heirloom variety that produces tannish-yellow beans with a dark ring around the eye. 'Arikara is drought tolerant, exhibits resistance to white mold. Primarily used as a dry bean, it can be harvested at about 45 days, when it is young and tender, as a snap bean. It was introduced as Arikara Yellow by the Oscar Will Seed Company in the 1880s. Mr. Will collected the bean from local Indians in the vicinity of Fort Berthold in South Dakota. Its "discovery" is credited to the Lewis & Clark Expedition. It was a staple food crop of the Arikara people and helped to sustain the expedition's members during the difficult winter of 1805 at Fort Mandan. Now quite rare, it is listed by Slow Food USA as being seriously threatened. 80 days

0.5 oz / 40+ Seeds
1.0 oz / 80+ Seeds

All our garden seeds are hand-selected and packaged in resealable airtight bags (each bag is individually labeled), and for the current growing season. Varietal information, growing tips, and germination test are printed on the seed packet.

Our seeds are sourced from local growers and are grown using natural methods. We stand behind the quality of our seed. All our garden seeds are heirloom, open-pollinated, naturally grown, and Non-GMO. I have signed the "Safe Seed Pledge" and I do not sell GMO seeds.