Bean, Runner Scarlet Runner

50g

Availability: In stock

$4.95

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Botanical Name: Phaseolus coccineus

These beans seeds are brilliant growers. Scarlet Runner bean seeds are one of the earliest varieties, a heavy cropper with large, good quality pods. If your garden is very small, try growing them up a fence. They will provide an attractive feature as well as delicious crops!

We hope you enjoy these bean seeds, just another great example of vegetable seeds from Mr Fothergill's!

Plant Height: 1.8m

How To Grow

Sow 5cm deep into dark, damp soil spacing seeds 15cm apart. Grow in double rows 30cm apart. Keep the roots cool and weed free; a mulch of garden compost, peat or straw will help considerably.

Ensure soil has been well prepared with compost and organic material.

Seedlings emerge 7-10 days.

Water regularly after germinating.

Regular harvesting will result in increased yields.

When To Plant

Spring to Mid Summer

Harvest

10-12 weeks

Sow

Spring, Summer

Important Note

Additional fertiliser is not required as legumes will produce their own nitrogen.

Unlike other beans, runner beans do not self pollinate & will need help from beneficial insects.

During high evening temperatures, flowers may not set & will fall off. Spraying flowers with a fine mister spray will assist with pod set.

Our Seed Guarantee

If you are not completely satisfied with these seeds Mr. Fothergill's will gladly replace them for free. Performance subject to growing conditions.

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