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Mayo Winter Bean

  • U001
  • Cicer arietinum.  This variety was collected in the early 1990's and came from near Navajoa in Sonora. It is associated with the Mayo people, and is used to make the savory stew Wakabaki. From our Seed Bank Collection.

    • Origin: Low Desert
    • Plant in January-February in the low desert, or in early spring in cooler climates.
    • Prefers well drained soil and arid climates.
    • Approx. 10g/ 25 seeds per packet.
    These seeds are part of our conservation program and are not available for purchase. They are only available through Native American Seed Request
  • $3.95

Customer Reviews

Based on 1 review
Jean S.
Germinated well and looking good

This is my first attempt at growing garbanzo beans, but so far they germinated well and are looking healthy. Don't know if they'll get through the "critter patrol" around here (mostly quails), but I hope they survive and I can report back when I do the harvest.