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We have many varieties of heirloom pole type beans grown in the Cumberland Mountains of middle Tennessee.
Get your seed while they are still available.
In stock and ready to ship for your 2018 garden season and many thanks for last seasons customers.

Web-site is updated daily as to what is available .
You will find 90 varieties of heirloom pole beans below all beans are $6.00 per pack.

YOUR COMPLETE ORDER SHIPS FOR ONLY $4.00 !!!

Order your seed now while they are available for 2018 garden season. Bean seed will keep for several years in the freezer.


     We have Appalachian Heirloom green bean seed for sale. Seeds are all pole type beans. These seeds are not readily available through commerical markets.Some are seeds saved in families from generaton to generaton. Most have been traced back over 100 years. Real lovers of green beans say if a green bean does not have strings it is no good. Lets keep the heirloom green beans alive for future generations by planting and enjoying the real delicious bean flavor. We have over 90 varieties of  heirloom pole beans we do not sell bush beans. Packs will have Approx. 100 seed. We have a few types which will be limited or rare that will have less. There is no limit on number of packages you may purchase. Prices are $6.00 per pkt. Shipping is $4.00 total for as many pkts as you order.Bean seed will keep for several years stored in the freezer. We do not sell hybrids or GMO's.We ship to 48 US states only.
Want to pay with credit or debit card simply send email with what you want to purchase and we will send you a Paypal invoice to pay, then  your order will be on the way to you. We prefer payment by check or money order but will be happy to send you a Paypal invoice it's your choice. You will not need to send order form unless you are ordering by mail. PAYPAL will except your credit or debit card

dell@twlakes.net

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 If you cannot print order form write your order on sheet of paper with your information and check or money order and mail. If you want to pay with Paypal add all  items that you would like to order plus $4.00 shipping . Send email and we will send you a PAYPAL INVOICE this makes it easy for you to pay.

North Carolina Long Greasy  =  One of the more well known greasy beans from North Carolina. White seeded.wonderfully flavorful variety of bean, rare, prodigious bearers, and a rewarding crop all around. Pods 5 1/2" , 9 seeds per pod, vines 8'- 9'.
Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed

Turkey Craw
= Seed brown on one end and buff on the other, it is grown by many gardeners and often sold at farmers’ markets in TN. Pods 5”-6” long. This is a great southern bean and it has been around for many, many years. 
Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.

Volunteer White Half - Runner = We cannot say enough about this half-runner it is one of the best. Round tender pods that average just over four inches in length and make great snaps. Can be planted without support but will do much better with support. You will be glad you tried this great bean.
60 days. Volunteer White Half Runner shows some resistant to rust, and some strains of virus which sometimes attack other White Half Runner strains. Tested in the early 90's by University of TN and found to be the case.
Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.

Tar Heel Pole Bean = A favorite in North Carolina. Real rich beany flavor. Pods 4"- 5" long with vines reaching to 7'. Bean seed are white. A real producer in 2017.
Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.

Okie Cut Short = This bean bears great and has pods 4" in length with 8 seed per pod, vines 7' - 8' high.Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.

Partridge Head = Some of the older folks call this bean (Quail Head) or (Paterge Head) either way this is one of the most popular beans around the Cumberland Mountains of middle TN . Small type bean about 6' tall vines. Pods 5”- 5 1/2”. Seeds brown streaks that resemble a Quail head. Great taste. 
Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.

Greasy Back  =  White seeded 5" pods 8-9 seeds per pod. Vines 8' a greasy cut short bean. This bean commands high prices at farmers markets. Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.

Kentucky Brown Greasy = Brown speckled greasy type bean. Pods 4" long with 6 - 7 seed perpod. Comes to us from KY and has the great greasy bean taste. We believe you will love this one. Great producer.
Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.

Hastings = A white seeded bean . Pods 6" wiyh 8 seed per pod. Vines 6'-7'. These beans were often sold by school kids to raise money back in the day.
Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.

Poor Man's Cutshort = Brown seeded strips and spots 4 1/2" pods 8 seed per pod. Vines 6' - 7'.  A bean that is very prolific and excellent tasting. This is a small seeded type bean. Easy to shell and string. SSE # 2609. Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.


October Pole Bean
= Shell bean only but the greatest . Seeds are extra huge white with red streaks. Pods 5 1/2" long with red streaks. Vines 7' to 8'. This is a shell type bean about 70 days.
Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.

Brown Stick Bean =  First to bear in our garden and had a sweet taste. We love this small brown seeded bean about 4”-4 1/2” pods. Easy to pick as the vines grow 5 1/2” - 6” tall. 
Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.

Large Early Greasy = White seeded greasy. Pods 4" to 5" bears heavy 7 seeds to the pod. Vines reach 6' to 7'. Matures in about 60 to 70 days.
Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.

Old German = Huge brown seeds. Pods 6" to 6 1/2''. Full rich bean flavor. 7 seeds to the pod. Vines reach 7' to 8'.
Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.
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Greasy Green Hull = This is a white seeded greasy type bean. Very good producer and tasty green bean. Gets it name by having a light yellowish green hull. Pods have 7-8 seed 4 1/2" to 5" long. Vines grow 7 to 8 foot high. Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.

Doyce Chambers =  This is a  white greasy cut-short 5” or 6” pods. This bean is a high producer bearing till frost in our garden. Grows 7' to 8' tall. Good greasy bean flavor.  
Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.

Cranberry Tender Pod  =  Seed cream with cranberry striping and some have a dark brown strip and scattered brown specks. Pods 5 1/2" with 7 seed per pod.Vines can reach 8'. Cannot say enough about how tender this bean is. You should try them.
Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.

Greasy Grits  = Greasy type bean. Small seeded white seed with 8 seed per pod.Good yeild, Pods 4" to 4 1/2" Vines 7' to 8'.
Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.

Old Time Kentucky Heirloom  = A red seeded heirloom bean. Seeds medium size.Pods 4 1/2" with 7 seed per pod. Vine 7' to 8'.Bears heavy and long.
Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.

Ollie Gobble  = Great small type bean with cream colored and brown molted seed, 8 per pod. Vines 6' to 7'. Heavy bearing good flavor.The name says it all.
Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.

Stripped Pole  = Seed brown with stripe. Pods 7" with 9 seed per pod.Vines 7' to 8'.
Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.
 
Green Golden Hull Cornfield  = Tan with brown striped seed.Pods 6 1/2" with 6-8 seed per pod. Vines 7' to 8'. Very unusual color pods greenish yellow when ready to pick.A great tasting bean. Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.

Dorie Smith Brown  = Light brown seed 6 - 8 per pod. Pods 4" to 4 1/2". Vines 7' to 8'. Very rich beany flavor.
Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.

Rattlesnake =  Distinctive dark green pods streaked with purple grow up to 8" long. Light buff seeds splashed with dark brown, resembling a rattlesnake’s coloration. Very fine flavor. Vines grow vigorously to 10'. Good resistance to drought. Pole habit, snap, 60-90 days. 
Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.

Mayflower =  Said to have been brought to North America on the Mayflower by Ann Hutchinson in 1620, followed by a long history of being circulated in the Carolinas. This productive cutshort type has short pods packed with small square seeds. White seeds blotched with rose. Young string beans are prized for delicious flavor. Also excellent as a dry bean. This is a small type bean. 100 days.  
Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.

Duran  Striped  Half - Runner =   Vines bear heavily and continuously until frost. Pods 6" long pods 7-8 seeds per pod with distinctive cream with brown striped seeds.  75-80 days. Delicious and have a very fine string and are easy to snap if you hate snapping or shelling . Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.

Fatman
=  Large seeded white bean that lives up to its name. Very heavy producer. Tender 5” pods. Around 6' high vines. Said to be from Virgina.One of our most productive beans in our garden. Great snap bean. 
Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.

Case KnifeThis bean comes from West Virginia. Case Knife is another excellant tasting brown cornfield bean. Very populor in Tennessee and Kentucky.
Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.

White McCasin =  McCaslin Pole Bean: ( 65 Days ) Heirloom  Medium green pods reach eight inches long and are meaty, slightly flattened and of superb quality. One of the oldest heirloom varieties and a old Southern favorite introduced in 1912 by the McCaslan family of Georgia. The vines produce prolifically throughout the growing season. Great dry or as a snap bean. Seeds are ivory-white, oblong and flat. 
Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.

Brown Tobacco Worm Bean  =  Light brown seed. Tender and rich bean taste. 4” - 5” pods. Vines 7' – 8' tall. Except for color of seeds very similar to white tobacco worm bean. 
Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.

Old Joe Clark =  Also called Red Peanut. Bean is pink. It has a pea-nutty taste. It's good for both snap and dried and they are good for canning. and it's a half runner. A small trellis is a good idea for more production. 
  Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.

Tennessee Cornfield Bean  = Brown seeded. Raised in the Cumberland Mountains of TN for many years. Vines 5 to 7 ft. high. Beany flavor. This is a greasy cut short.      
Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.

Pink Tip Greasy  = White seeded. Very tender and tasty.  4” - 5” pods. Vines 7' – 8' tall. 
Pink  tip is not  apparent until beans are fully mature and then only on some beans. This is one of the most flavorful of all greasy beans. Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.

Barnes Mountain Cornfield Bean =  White cornfield bean from KY. 5” pods in our garden. Is similar to the Tobacco Worm bean in taste which most people love including us. 
Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.

NT Half Runner  = White seeded half runner not tough when full. Vines are 6' to 7' tall with large pods and seed. Quite large for a half runner.You will love them. Produce all summer till frost in our garden. 
Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.

Greasy Fatback =   Vines bear heavily and continuously until frost. Pods 5-6" long pods 7-8 seeds per pod with distinctive shiny white seeds.  75-80 days. Delicious and have a very fine string and are easy to snap if you hate snapping or shelling .  Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.

Purple Poded Pole  =  Discovered by Henry Fields in an Ozark garden in the 1930s. Plants climb vigorously to 6' and are extremely productive. High quality, meaty, st 5"-7" reddish-purple pods that blanch to light green. Pole habit, snap, 68 days.
Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.

Kentucky Wonder Pole  = Brown seeded. Vigorous 5-7' plants yield clusters of 7-10" pods. Great flavor, an all-time favorite. Pole habit, snap, 58-64 days.  
Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.

State Half Runner  =  
Eaten fresh or shelled as dried beans. State half runners thrive under difficult conditions, producing a prolific crop of 4 to 5 inch long pods full of old fashioned flavor.White seed, Matures in 52 days.  Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.

Logan Giant =  Large and highly productive bean. Seeds are brown with white frosting color. Good for fresh snap and also good to dry. Pods 5 1/2”- 6” long.  Can grow quite tall if given a high trellis.  
Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.

Mountaineer White Half Runner =  This is a tender half runner bean with succulent white seeds. It boasts terrific yields of old-fashioned, rich "beany" beans that taste and smell terrific. Pods 4 to 5”. 56 days to maturity.
Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.

Tennessee Brown Bean  =  Heavy producer, brown seeded pole 5” to 6” pods. Vigorous vines 8' to 9'. Popular bean in the Cumberland Mountains of  TN.  Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.

Missouri Wonder    =  For snaps  thick round/oval med-green slightly curved fleshy 6-8 in. pods. 60-75 days. Stringless when young, prolific sure cropper.  
Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.
 
Cherokee Trail Of Tears  =  
The Cherokee Indians carried the beans over the infamous "Trail of Tears" in the winter of 1838 from the Smoky Mountains to Oklahoma.The vines reach about eight feet producing six inch green pods with purple shading.  The seeds are a shiny, jet-black color.  They can be used when young and tender as green snap beans or left to mature for dry beans. 
Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.

Goose Bean  =  Large cream colored seed. Long pods 8” or more. Bean is very tasty. Said to have been found in the craw of a Goose.  Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.

Good Mother Stallard  =  
Maroon beans splashed with white, 5-6 seeds per pod. Wonderful rich meaty flavor, great for soups. Very productive. Pole habit, dry, 85-95 days.  
Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.
               
Price's Cherokee
 =  Vines, flowers, and mature pod's are violet colored, Seeda are a light tan color. Cherokee dating to the 1830's, Taken over the trail of tears from Georgia to Oklahoma then to California 1930's.    
Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.
      
NC Speckled Long Greasy Cut Short  =  This is a very popular  speckled seeded cut-short greasy bean.This is one of the favorite beans of the Western Carolina Farmers Market. It is one of the longer greasy beans and somewhat tan with darker brown specks. It is also very tender.  Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.

Old Time Golden Stick  =  Productive plants. Early maturity. Old varity, short fat pod with golden tan colored seed. From 100 year old lady in Fentress County TN via Don King 70 year old farmer who still plows his hillside farm with mules.  
Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.

Stick Bean  =  From Dr. Nathan Moore has been in his family 4 or more generations.  Large buff seed,very productive.     Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.

Ogle Family Shortcut  =  Has 4” long pods with molted light tan seed,this bean was used as a leather britches bean. From Conny Clabo, Sevier Co.,TN. In the1930's Odie Ogle brought this bean out of what is now The Great Smoky Mountain National Park.  
Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.

Granny  =  Tick bean, Old-Time Brown Stick, Leer Bean, short fat, slightly curved pods, excellent flavor, good canning type or shell bean at dry stage. Off gray tan colored seed once common to farmers in Smoky Mountains. 
Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.

Red Goose  =  A long bean well filled out elongated dark red seeds, green pods take on a pinkish hue at maturity. From Frank Paschal, Jefferson Co. TN. A well known farmer in that area, highly regarded as the best produce farmer in that area.  
Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.   

Cades Cove Stick Bean  = Greasy cut-short type pods 4" with 7 to 8 seeds per pod. One of the best tasting beans you will find. Seeds are light tan with dark molting. From Dorthy Sharp grown in Cades Cove area of Great Smoky Mountains since the 1800's. We have raised 2 crops of this bean in 1 year from same seed.
Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.  

Ram's Horn  =  Small tan with black striped seed. It is a 1/2 runner only growing 3ft in height . 
Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.                                 

Nichols Black Appalachian Bean  =  Bean collected from the Nichols family of Pickens SC. Pods 6"-7". This is a very heavy producer of black seed similar to the famous Trail Of Tears bean. 
They can be used when young and tender as green snap beans or left to mature for dry beans.   Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.
      
Juanita Smith  =  Redish markings on 5" pods. 8 seed to pod and vines reach 8' to 9'. 
Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.

Zelma Zesta  =  Pods have purple markings and 6 1/2" to 7" long with 8 seeds per pod. Vines 7'- 8'.   
Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.

Friedrich Pole  =  Seed are white. Vines 7' - 8' with 4" pods and 7 to 8 seeds per pod.  Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.

Fat  Brown Goose  =  Large brown seeds pod 6" to 7" with 7 seed per pod.. Vines 8' to 9' tall. ( SSE # 2664 )  Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.    

Blue Marbutt  =  70 days.  A colorful, tasty, southern heirloom. Colorful purplish stems and purple tint to the leaves. Tasty, purple streaked green pods.  Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.

Grady Baily Cut-Short = From NC this is a great greasy cut short. White seeded 5” pods 8 seed per pod with vines reaching 8” to 9”.  Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.

Headrick Greasy Cut-Short = Pick by the hand full. Brown speckled seed 4" - 5". High yielding cut short, greasy type bean. Vines 6' - 7' .
Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.
Brown speckled seeds.This is a high yielding greasy bean and a cut short to boot.


Large Striped Cornfield
= Pods 4 1/2", 5-6 large seed per pod, vines 8' - 9' high.This is a shell type bean great in soup. Seeds large round white with red streaks very pretty. Not to be used as a snap bean. Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.

Nickell  = For white bean lovers this is a great producer. Pods round  and 5 1/2" long with 9 white seeds per pod Vines 8' to 9' .  Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.                                                       

Frank Barnett Cut Short  = A deep beige bean. These are from Kentucky and are delicious.  Pods are 5" with 8 seeds per pod. Vines are  8' to 9'. Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.

White Creaseback  =  Pods 6 1/2" 9 seed per pod. Vines 7' to 8' . Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.

Jacks Cornfield Cut-Short  = A great producer. Pods 3 1/2"  with 7 to 8 seeds per pod. Vines 7' 8' . Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.

Rose  =  Family heirloom from the Rose family of Panola, in Madison Cty., Kentucky. It's a large bean pods go 9-10 inches or even longer. The beans are solid plum on one end, for about a third of their length, which then breaks into a frosting over ivory. It is, in fact, one of the prettiest of our mountain beans. The beans are very meaty and tasty. Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.

Mountain Pole Bean  =  Large dark brown seed. Vines grow 7' to 8' with 7" pods. From Buster family in KY. If you like large beans with a rich bean flavor you will like these. Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.

South Carolina Red Stick  =  Slightly curved pods with a hint of pink at maturity, large red elongated seeds are kidney shaped, a favorite with all who have grown them, grown by a South Carolina family since 1830. Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.

Ruth Bible  =  Gray tan with orange eye rings round and shiney,85-95 days. Vines to 8' with huge seed. Great heirloom traced to 1932 in KY. Rare and extra tasty. Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.

Dora Miller  =  Pods 8 1/2" with 9 seed per pod. Seed are extra large and brown in color. Vines reach 8' to 10' tall. Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.


Granny's Shuck Bean = A greasy hull brown striped seeded pole bean. Pods 4"- 5". This bean grows 6' to 7' tall. Very old and tasty bean. Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.

Red Valentine Pole  = This pole bean seed is red with green 6" pods . 7 seed per pod . Vines 7' to 8'.  Very popular at farmers markets in TN. Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.

Large Late Greasy = White seeded. A very nice greasy with pods 7 “ long.9 seed per pod.Vines 7' to 8'.Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.

Grease = Round pods 4” in length.  Tan brown mottled seed 7 per pod. Vines 4' to 5'. We would call this a type of half-runner. Similar in habit to Old Joe Clark.Pkt. will contain Approx. 100 seed.
Bush-type plants set 3-5 tasty, light-green seeds per pod that are perfect for cooking, freezing or canning.. 75 DAYS.
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Bush-type plants set 3-5 tasty, light-green seeds per pod that are perfect for cooking, freezing or canning.. 75 DAYS.
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THE BEANS BELOW ARE RARE AND LIMITED AND PKT. WILL CONTAIN 50 + SEED
NO LIMIT ON NUMBER OF PKT. YOU CAN ORDER

Dade Bean This is a beautiful long podded white seeded pole bean.Tender bean bears heavy in our garden over a long period of time.Pods 8''- 9” vines 8 to 9 ft.
Limited supply of this rare bean . Pkt. will contain 50 or more seed. 

Blue Ribbon =  This bean bears well good for canning,freezing and as a fresh snap bean. Brown and striped seed about 5 1/2 to 6" long.Reaches a height of 6' to 7' . Grown in Overton Co. TN by Bilbrey and Wright families for over 60 years. Limited supply of this rare bean . Pkt. will contain 50 or more seed.

Phipher Mountain  =  Large oblong beige seed, long pods, very high yield.     Limited supply of this bean. Pkt. will contain 50 or more seed.  

Lazy Wife = This is a white seeded bean and is stringless at all stages. Pods 5" with 7 seeds. Vines can reach 7' or more. Later than most to mature.  We and others had or still do have a bean called Lazy Housewife but it is not stringless. These seed are hard to find and limited. Limited supply of this rare bean . Pkt. will contain 50 or more seed.

Aunt Dora = This bean is a unique extra large flat type bean with white seed. Pods 7"  and vines  grow  8' or more.  Pods a  very  pale  greenish  yellow.  Limited supply of this bean. Pkt. will contain 50 or more seed.

Pumpkin Bean  = This bean is very similar to the MA WILLIAMS BEAN Pods 6 1/2" lond pods with 7 medium to large seed. From Ralph Newcomb, Hardin Valley a farming area near Knoxville, TN.  Limited supply of this bean. Pkt. will contain 50 or more seed.

Mennonite Purple Stripe
 =  80 days large, strong climbing plants producing 7” long pods with tan colored seeds with very dark purple stripes somewhat kidney shaped average 7 seed per pod.Keeps producing until fall. Waterloo, Ontario Mennonite heirloom.   
Limited supply of this bean . Pkt. will contain 50 or more seed.


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Updated  8- 10-2017