Has anyone used pinto beans like shelly beans ?

sharonleroseFebruary 10, 2012

or eaten them as string beans in the early stages?

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wertach zone 7-B SC

Yes!They are great as snaps and Shelly's! I like the Shelly's much better than dried. For snaps I pick them when they are very young.

    Bookmark   February 10, 2012 at 11:35AM
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fusion_power

Find seed of Red Swan and give it a try.

DarJones

    Bookmark   February 10, 2012 at 3:41PM
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jolj(7b/8a)

I grew them as string beans & when they dried on the vine, because I had eaten & frozen my fill, I eat them as shelly beans.
Did not know what shelly was in those days, just called them dry beans.

    Bookmark   February 17, 2012 at 2:37PM
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