Wax beans are simply yellow beans. These, like the green beans section, are also all bush varieties. Of course all beans can be used as dry beans even if the variety is more commonly grown as a fresh eating bean. If some of your beans get overripe before you manage to eat them fresh, let them ripen and dry on the plant to harvest them and eat as dry beans, or even for seed for next year’s garden!
You might call Dragon Tongue a wax horticultural bean as the flat yellow pods are streaked with purple. The pinto-like seeds are also fine eating either fresh or dried.Beans / Wax Beans
Brittle Wax (1901) has pale golden pods and white seeds with a black figure around the hilum.
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Pencil Pod Black Wax was introduced in 1900 and is still popular.
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Indy Gold is a modern mid-season bean with round yellow pods with small green tips.Beans / Wax Beans
Golden Rod is a mid-season good yielding variety.Beans / Wax Beans
Major is an early short variety which produces a heavy yield of slim pods. It is probably French in origin.Beans / Wax Beans
Rocdor is also early with long yellow pods and black seeds.Beans / Wax Beans