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UC SW Red Dry Bean

Sale price$4.26 USD


Pickup available at 57211 Rush Creek Rd Usually ready in 24 hours

UC SW Red Dry Bean

Packet - 50 seeds

57211 Rush Creek Rd

Pickup available, usually ready in 24 hours

57211 Rush Creek Rd
Ferryville WI 54628
United States

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Meet 'UC Southwest Red', a unique bean variety now available for Midwest gardeners. A cross between 'Zuni Gold' and UCD 9634, this bean stands out with its resistance to Bean common mosaic virus (BCMV), crucial for regions where this disease is prevalent. It's especially ideal for those who save their own seeds. With a 53% higher yield than traditional heirlooms and the culinary quality of classic heirloom beans, 'UC Southwest Red' offers the perfect blend of productivity, resilience, and flavor. Elevate your garden with this innovative, high-yielding variety.

50 seeds per packet. 

Seed Source Information:

Developed by Travis Parker and Dr. Paul Gepts of UC Davis to bring disease resistance and productivity of modern beans to the culinary quality and stunning appearance of heirloom varieties. 

Lot # BB-UT-1035-2023: Grown by Bjorn Bergman of Thresh and Winnow Farm in Viroqua, WI in 2023. Tested at 99% germination in 2024. Not certified organic, but grown naturally without the use of synthetic herbicides, fertilizers, or pesticides.