Also nown as Amish Knuttle beans, these cutshort type beans are most commonly used as a dry soup or baking bean. This historic pole bean is said to be one of the seed varieties carried by the Pilgrims on the Mayflower in 1620, Mayflower beans have been popular since then. Strong plants thrive in the heat and dry conditions of late summer! Bush bean - 1-2 feet. 20 seeds/pack.