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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.
Phaseolus vulgaris, Phaseolus coccineus, French Bean, Runner Bean
Thompson & Morgan's Bean collection comprises one packet each of: Climbing Bean Cobra, Dwarf Bean Opera and Runner Bean White Lady.
Companion planting: Try growing French beans with Nasturtiums to draw aphids away from your crop.
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Top Bean Collection
Phaseolus vulgaris, Vicia faba, Phaseolus coccineus, Dwarf Bean, Broad Bean, Runner Bean
Thompson & Morgan's Vegetable Product Manager, Colin Randel has specially selected four of our best bean varieties to include in this special collection. These superb beans provide excellent yields over a long cropping period with a delicious home-grown flavour.
Climbing Bean Mixed
Phaseolus vulgaris, French Bean, Green Bean
A colourful collection of tasty French Beans! Climbing Bean Mixed combines 3 of the best varieties from the latest breeding programmes, each with different flower and pod colours. These high yielding varieties produce excellent crops of stringless, flavoursome, 25cm (10") pods which hold in prime condition for much longer than traditional varieties. An excellent choice for adding colour to the vegetable plot as well as on the plate. Height: 180cm (70"). Spread: 30cm (12").
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