Taos Red

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Taos Red
Uses dry
Growth Habit half runner
Maturity midseason
Flower Color
Pod Color green maturing to bright red
Seed Color red and lighter red
Seed Pattern striped and speckled

Name and History

From Taos Pueblo in northern New Mexico.


Dry bean.


Growth: Bushy plants that climb a little, but not very much or very tall. Productive.

Flowers: White.

Pods: Start out green and turn brilliant red as they mature. Easy to shell.

Seeds: Large and thick. Bright red and slightly lighter red, in overlaid streaks and speckles. Brightness of dry seed fades and browns when stored for multiple years.