Type of Butterbeans grown in South Alabama

Marilyn28August 16, 2013

I am originally from Alabama but now live in North Carolina. I had family members in South Alabama that grow a butterbean that turned a dark grey when cooked. They also grew the green ones, but i liked the ones they called colored butter beans the best. I have tried to find them in North Carolina, but nobody seems to know what I'm talking about.

Can anyone tell me the actual name of this bean?



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rhizo_1 (North AL) zone 7

Maybe one of the speckled butter beans? They are extremely common in the south.

    Bookmark   August 17, 2013 at 2:34PM
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hementia8(8 MS)

Florida Speckled is the most productive and the one grown extensively in the lower south
I find most of the colored varieties do better than the white

    Bookmark   September 12, 2013 at 12:05PM
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