Hutterite Soup Beans grow on a bush type bean plant that grows 2 to 3 feet (60 to 100 cm) tall; 115 days from seed.
It produces pods 4 to 7 inches (10 to 18 cm) long.
When dried, Hutterite Soup Beans are oval, and buff-coloured.
They have a firm texture when cooked.
Hutterite Soup Beans were brought to North America in the 1760s by the Hutterites.