Extremely productive climbing dry bean, this beige and deep red speckled seed is a delight in the on your plate. Small seed that is very tasty and versatile for the recipes in the kitchen that will not disappoint any gardener willing to try a new bean in their garden.
Also known as Cherokee Black, the variety is good as both a snap and a dry bean; when mature, the greenish-purple 6” pods encase shiny jet-black seeds. This bean was shared with Seed Savers Exchange by the late Dr. John Wyche of Hugo, Oklahoma. His Cherokee ancestors carried this bean over the Trail of Tears, the infamous winter death march from the Smoky Mountains to Oklahoma (1838-39) that left a trail of 4,000 graves. Pole
(source : Seed savers exchange)
This is an Onondaga Iroquois sunflower from the Tuscarora community in the United States of Turtle Island. It was grown by Neill Patterson who is a seed saver and wild food forager.
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