• Tarahumara Purple Star

Tarahumara Purple Star



This variety is in low supply and is only available to Native Seeds/SEARCH members (with a two packet limit) and through the Native American Free Seed Program. Members, please enter your membership discount code below to unlock this product. Your membership support enables us to continue making this diversity available!


Phaseolus vulgaris.  Large beans from central and southern Tarahumara country in Chihuahua. Beautiful purple pattern radiates outward from the seed "eye" across a white background. Very late-maturing pole beans when grown at the Conservation Farm. From our Seed Bank Collection.

  • Origin: high desert
  • Pole bean
  • Day length sensitive; may not have time to produce well in northern climates.  Plant with monsoon rains in the low desert.
  • Approx. 21g/50 seeds per packet.