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Phaseolus acutifolius


Tepary beans are a common bean relative that is native to the Sonoran desert. Unsuprisingly, these beans are outstanding in water-limited growing conditions. 


Tars-Tep-22 was developed through a collaborative breeding effort between USDA-ARS, the University of Puerto Rico Agricultural Experiment Station, and Colorado State University. This variety was selected for multiple stress tolerances, including high-temperature and drought stresses and resistance to bacterial blight and seed weevils, for larger seed size, and for more upright growing habit.


Pods grow on bush-habit plants, than have a tendancy to grow a few longer vining arms.


Packet size: 75 seeds


DTM: 60-65 days

Bean - Tars-Tep-22

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