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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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Pea 'Alderman' (Maincrop) - Heritage

Pisum sativum

Maincrop

This well known heritage maincrop produces heavy crops of large, curved, dark green pea pods of the highest quality. Each pod of Pea 'Alderman' contains up to 11 succulent peas with a superb flavour. This well known and reliable variety has a tall growth habit that will require supports but is well worth the effort for the huge yields that it produces. Height: 180cm (71"). Spread: 25cm (10").



Useful links:

How to grow peas


Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 1 packet (250 pea seeds)

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    • £1.99

Broad Bean 'Green Windsor' - Heritage

Vicia faba, Fava Beans

Broad Bean 'Green Windsor' is shorter and broader podded than the Longpods, and slightly later to mature, but remains amongst the best of the heritage varieties for flavour. This flavoursome broad bean averages 4 large, dark green beans per pod which are superb for making soup or as a cooked vegetable. Any surplus beans will freeze well without discolouring. Height: 100cm (39”). Spread: 45cm (18”).


Companion planting: Try growing broad beans with summer savory to help repel black bean aphids, a common pest of broad beans.


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Companion Planting

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    • 1 packet (50 broad bean seeds)

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    • £1.99

Dwarf Bean 'Blue Lake' - Heritage

Phaseolus vulgaris, French Bean, Green Bean, Bush Bean

This heritage variety is still grown today for its fine flavoured, slightly curved, stringless pods. Dwarf Bean 'Blue Lake' has a compact yet vigorous habit making it hugely productive over a long period throughout summer. Height: 45cm (18”). Spread: 30cm (12”).


Companion planting: Try growing French beans with Nasturtiums to draw aphids away from your crop.


Useful links:

Companion Planting

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    • 1 packet (70 bean seeds)

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    • £1.99

Broad Bean 'Dreadnought' - Heritage

Vicia faba, Fava Beans

This heritage variety is still one of the best Longpods for flavour. Broad bean 'Dreadnought' produces an abundance of pods that are ready to harvest from June, each containing 7 to 8 plump white beans. This superb variety is one of the best for freezing, as seeds do not discolour. Height: 120cm (47”). Spread: 45cm (18”).


Companion planting: Try growing broad beans with summer savory to help repel black bean aphids, a common pest of broad beans.


Useful links:

Companion Planting

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    • 1 packet (50 broad bean seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £2.09

Runner Bean 'Crusader' - Heritage

Phaseolus coccineus

A reliable, red flowered, heirloom favourite producing a high yield of long pods of superb flavour which snap readily when young and tender. Runner Bean 'Crusader' must be picked regularly for optimum yields. Runner beans are a good source of Vitamin C, folate and iron, and have a high fibre content. Also suitable for freezing. Height: 3m (10'). Spread: 30cm (12").

Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.


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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    • £1.99

Dwarf Bean 'Pencil Pod Black Wax' - Heritage

Phaseolus vulgaris, French Bean, Green Bean, Bush Bean

Dwarf Bean 'Pencil Pod Black Wax' was one of the first stringIess, round podded, waxpods, introduced circa. 1900. Each vigorous plant produces black seeded, golden yellow pods, reaching up to 18cm (7”) long. This heritage variety is ideal for early sowings and crops reliably throughout the summer. Height: 50cm (20”). Spread: 30cm (12”).


Companion planting: Try growing French beans with Nasturtiums to draw aphids away from your crop.


Useful links:

Companion Planting

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    • 1 packet (100 bean seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £1.99

Climbing Bean 'Selma Zebra' - Heritage

Phaseolus vulgaris, French Bean, Green Bean

This highly decorative French Bean makes a fabulous talking point in the vegetable garden, or even in your flower borders. Climbing Bean 'Selma Zebra' is a T&M reintroduction from 30 years ago, and still as eye catching as ever. The unusual marbled pods are particularly early to mature in July and continue to set pods throughout the summer. These tasty beans turn green when cooked. Height: 180cm (70”). Spread: 30cm (12”).


Companion planting: Try growing French beans with Nasturtiums to draw aphids away from your crop.


Useful links:

Companion Planting

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    • 1 packet (40 climbing bean seeds)

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    • £2.09

Runner Bean 'Goliath' - Heritage

Phaseolus coccineus

This reliable red flowered heritage variety is a prolific grower. Runner Bean 'Goliath' produces long, slender, straight pods over a long picking reason. Runner beans are a good source of Vitamin C, folate and iron, and have a high fibre content. Also suitable for freezing. Height: 3m (10'). Spread: 30cm (12").

Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.


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 (40 runner bean seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £1.99

Pea 'Lincoln' - Heritage (Early Maincrop)

Pisum sativum

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Early Maincrop.

Pea 'Lincoln' produces curving green pods, each containing up to 9 tender peas with an outstanding sweet flavour. This heritage early maincrop variety is reliable and well known for producing heavy crops with regular picking. Height: 75cm (30"). Spread: 25cm (10").



Useful links:

How to grow peas


Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.

More info
    • 1 packet (250 pea seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
    •  
    • £2.09