Tiger’s Eye Bean (Phaseolus vulgaris ‘Tiger’s Eye’): Originally from Chile or Argentina. Wonderfully rich flavor and smooth texture. Very tender skins almost disappear when cooked. Great for chili or refried beans. Can also be used as fresh shell beans. Productive 24″ plants. Bush habit, shell or dry, 80-90 days. ±650 seeds/lb.
Learn to Grow Tiger’s Eye Bean
Instructions – Sow seeds outdoors after the danger of frost has passed and soil and air temperatures have warmed. Harvest snap beans frequently for increased yields. Leave some pods on the vine and harvest when completely mature for dry beans.
- Adaptable: Tiger’s Eye beans can adapt to various climatic conditions and soils.
- High Yield: These beans are prolific producers, ensuring a substantial harvest.
- Disease Resistance: Tiger’s Eye beans have a natural resistance to some common bean diseases.
- Versatility: They can be eaten fresh, frozen, or dried, offering various uses in the kitchen.
- Climbing Variety: As a climbing variety, they make good use of vertical space in the garden.
- Rich in Protein: Tiger’s Eye beans are high in protein, which is crucial for body growth and maintenance.
- High in Fiber: They contain a significant amount of dietary fiber, aiding in digestion and helping to control blood sugar levels.
- Source of Iron: These beans provide a good source of iron, supporting red blood cell production.
- Rich in Antioxidants: They contain antioxidants, helping to combat free radicals and reduce inflammation.
- Low in Fat: Tiger’s Eye beans are low in fat, making them a healthy choice for a balanced diet.