- This drought and heat tolerant crop has been a staple for generations and should not be used in wet, heavy, clay soils.
Phaseolus acutifolius (80 days) Tepary Beans were used for many generations by many Native American cultures as a staple and reliable food crop. Over the years they were selected to be more drought tolerant and heat tolerant. However, they do not like wet heavy clay soils. They need good drainage. Approx. 200 seeds per ounce.