When cooked, they have a smooth texture, with a rich flavour, that tastes almost sweet.
The plant is a high-yielding pole bean type plant that has white and lilac blossoms on the same plant.
The Tarahumara Purple Bean plant will keep on blossoming and producing beans until the cold weather freezes it.
Tarahumara Purple Beans originated in the Tarahumara area of the Chihuahua region in Mexico.
Tarahumara Purple Beans named after the Tarahumara Indians in the state of Chihuahua, Mexico.