Bean/Pole/Dry

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Chester



About This Variety

Phaseolus vulgaris
Seeds Per Packet: 30
Price Per Packet: $4.00
Days To Maturity: 90-100 days

Also known as Flagg Bean, or Skunk Bean, this sturdy pole bean is reported to have come from the Iroquois people. A strong climber with large pods and seeds shaped like small lima beans. Coloring is either a white background with gray speckles and streaking or the reverse. Gail Flagg of Fort Kent, Maine, claims the bean had been grown for a long time in Chester, Vermont.