Snap Bean or Dry Bean (Phaseolus vulgaris 'Pink Half Runner') in the Beans Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Uses: Vegetable
Edible Parts: Fruit
Dynamic Accumulator: Nitrogen fixer
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Sow in situ
Pollinators: Bees

Pink Half Runners as "Shuck" or "Shuckie" beans

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Posted by poisondartfrog on Jul 14, 2017 7:38 AM

My favorite bean, more flavorful and meaty than the more commercial White Half Runner. They may not bear quite as vigorously, but are well worth that small difference. Good fresh or as "Shuck" beans, which are also known as "Leather Britches."

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