(Phaseolus vulgaris) (aka Hidatsa
Indian Red) Originally grown by the Hidatsa tribe in the Missouri River
Valley of North Dakota. Introduced in Oscar Will’s Pioneer Indian
Collection of seeds (1915). Dark red seeds reminiscent of kidney beans.
Productive sprawling bush plants will climb to three feet if given support.
Bush habit, dry, 80-100 days.
Green Thumb Tip Sow seeds outdoors after danger
of frost has passed and soil and air temperatures have warmed.
Harvest dry beans when the pods are completely mature and dry.
± 1,300 seeds/lb
Seed Savers Exchange is a tax-exempt, 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of heirloom seeds.
Images on this site are protected by copyright, unauthorized use is not permitted.