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Pea & Bean Seeds


Peas and beans are easy to grow and great for children too. Sowing in succession (every few weeks) means you'll have a continuous crop throughout the summer. Try growing sweet peas next to your runner beans to improve pollination.



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Runner Bean 'Tenderstar'

Phaseolus coccineus

 Customer Rating
  • Fabulous flavour and exceptionally tender

The first of its kind! A unique red and pink bicolour variety from 15 years of British breeding. Runner Bean 'Tenderstar' combines the valuable characteristics of French beans with those of runner beans, resulting in extra smooth, very fleshy, stringless pods with an exceptionally tender texture and true runner bean flavour. Being virtually self setting, this prolific variety produces masses of 20cm (8”) long pods throughout the summer, whatever the weather. With its unusual coloured flowers this attractive runner bean is equally at home in the flower border as well as the vegetable plot. Height: 3m (10'). Spread: 30cm (12”).


Companion planting: Try growing runner beans with sweet peas to attract pollinating insects to the flowers, and Nasturtiums to draw aphids away from your crop.


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    • 1 packet (30 runner bean seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £2.99

Runner Bean 'Celebration'

Phaseolus coccineus

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This RHS AGM variety is particularly high yielding, producing an abundance of tender beans with an excellent flavour. The pods of Runner Bean 'Celebration' are fleshy, straight, smooth, and almost stringless when young. With its pretty peach-pink flowers this attractive runner bean will look equally at home in your vegetable plot or your flower borders. Height: 3m (10'). Spread: 30cm (12").


Companion planting: Try growing runner beans with sweet peas to attract pollinating insects to the flowers, and Nasturtiums to draw aphids away from your crop.


Useful links:

Companion PlantingHow to grow Runner Beans

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    • 1 packet (40 runner bean seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £3.69

Runner Bean 'Summer Medley'

Phaseolus coccineus

Fill your vegetable plot with the vibrant colours of Runner Bean 'Summer Medley' - so attractive they will be equally at home in your flower borders or containers on the patio! This high yielding blend combines three separately packaged, spectacular varieties in red, pink, and white for an impressive display and a long cropping period. Height: 3m (10'). Spread: 30cm (12").

  • Collection comprises:
  • Runner Bean 'Sunset' - Beautiful salmon pink flowers and particularly early crops of short beans with a fine flavour.
  • Runner Bean 'Desiree' - A heavy cropping, white flowered variety, even in dry conditions.
  • Runner Bean 'Lady Di' - A red flowered variety producing completely stringless, 30cm (12") long pods.

Companion planting: Try growing runner beans with sweet peas to attract pollinating insects to the flowers, and Nasturtiums to draw aphids away from your crop.


Useful links:

Companion PlantingHow to grow Runner Beans

More info
    • 1 packet (45 runner bean seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
    •  
    • £3.69