Will Store-bought Beans Grow If You Plant Them?

Most dried beans bought in a store will grow when planted. Try sowing black beans, lima beans or kidney beans. Treat them like seeds you bought from a garden center. Frozen or canned beans will not work.

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Aileen Clarkson has been an award-winning editor and reporter for more than 20 years, earning three awards from the Society of Professional Journalists. She has worked for several newspapers, including "The Washington Post" and "The Charlotte Observer." Clarkson earned a Bachelor of Arts in journalism from the University of Florida.