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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 'Firestorm'

Phaseolus coccineus

The first completely self fertile scarlet-flowered runner bean! Runner Bean 'Firestorm' produces stringless beans which are slightly thicker, sweeter and more tender than other varieties. This superb runner bean will even set in high temperatures or poor weather, so you can be sure of good crops throughout the summer. With its excellent garden performance and attractive scarlet flowers it no wonder that this variety was given a Gardening Which Award. 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: By end of April 2015
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    • £3.69

Climbing Bean 'Cobra'

Phaseolus vulgaris, French Bean, Green Bean

 Customer Rating
  • RHS Award of Garden Merit

An RHS AGM variety with an exceptional flavour, that will crop continuously over a long season. Climbing French Bean 'Cobra' produces heavy crops of smooth, round, stringless green pods of about 18cm (7”) long. This attractive mauve flowered bean makes a delightful addition to the flower border as well as the vegetable plot. 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)

    • Despatch: Within 1 days
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    • £2.99

Runner Bean 'Snowstorm'

Phaseolus coccineus

A tasty self setting variety, Runner Bean 'Snowstorm' is the white-flowered counterpart of 'Firestorm'. Produced by the same British breeding programme as the popular Runner Bean 'Moonlight', but showing improvements with a higher percentage of 'self setting' and a larger pod than 'Moonlight'. With its pure white flowers, this attractive variety looks 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.


Useful links:

Companion PlantingHow to grow Runner Beans

More info
    • 1 packet (40 runner bean seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 1 days
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    • £3.69

Dwarf Bean 'Delinel'

Phaseolus vulgaris, French Bean, Green Bean, Bush Bean

 Customer Rating
  • Heavy cropper

Dwarf Bean 'Delinel' is an outstanding variety for both crop yield and flavour. The 15cm (6”) mid green, stringless beans are of superb quality with dark black seeds within the pods. This RHS AGM variety has a long season if picked regularly, and shows good resistance to Bean Mosaic Virus and Anthracnose. 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 (125 bean seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 1 days
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    • £3.49

Dwarf Bean 'Speedy'

Phaseolus vulgaris, French Bean, Green Bean, Bush Bean

 Customer Rating
  • One of the quickest beans to mature

Aptly named dwarf French Bean 'Speedy' is one of the earliest and quickest beans to produce pods to pick. This productive variety produces good yields of fleshy, mid-green pods, approximately 14cm (6") long from July onwards that have an excellent flavour. 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 (75 bean seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 1 days
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    • £2.99

Climbing Bean 'Monte Cristo'

Phaseolus vulgaris, French Bean, Green Bean

 Customer Rating
  • High-yielding variety
New breeding has produced this tasty French bean which crops heavily over a long picking season. The tender, bright green pods grow up to 25cm (10") in length, remaining stringless and crisp even if harvesting is delayed for a few days. Early to crop, Climbing Bean 'Monte Cristo' is an essential addition to the vegetable plot. 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)

    • Despatch: Within 1 days
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    • £2.69

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").

  • Collection comprises:
  • Climbing Bean ‘Monte Cristo’ - Tender, bright green pods with white seeds.
  • Climbing Bean ‘Carminat’ - Fleshy purple pods with beige seeds.
  • Climbing Bean ‘Monte Gusto’ - Waxy, pale yellow pods with brown seeds.
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    • 1 packet (50 bean seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 1 days
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    • £2.99

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.


Useful links:

Companion PlantingHow to grow Runner Beans

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    • 1 packet (30 runner bean seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 1 days
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    • £2.99

Pea 'Shiraz' (Mangetout)

Pisum sativum, Snow Pea

 Customer Rating
From British breeding, this is the first commercially grown purple variety! The attractive bicoloured flowers of Mangetout Pea 'Shiraz' form stunning flat, purple pods that are best harvested young and eaten raw, steamed or added to stir frys. The purple pods are rich in healthy anthocyanin (antioxidant) pigment, although the colour will fade to dark green when pods are steamed or boiled. With powdery mildew resistance and good tolerance to downy mildew, this superb variety makes a handsome addition to the vegetable plot or containers on the patio. Height: 100cm (39”). 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 (100 pea seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 1 days
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    • £3.69

Climbing Bean 'Blauhilde'

Phaseolus vulgaris, French Bean, Green Bean

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Enjoy delicious bunches of stringless, purple, fleshy pods picked straight from your garden. The colourful pods of Climbing French Bean 'Blauhilde' reach up to 27cm (11”) and can be picked continuously over a long period from July to October. This attractive and tasty variety also has good resistance to Bean Mosaic Virus so you can be sure of an excellent yield. 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 (75 climbing bean seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 1 days
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    • £2.99

Climbing Bean 'Firetongue'

Phaseolus vulgaris, Borlotti Bean, Haricot Bean, Flageolet Bean

This colourful bean is a multi-purpose Italian speciality. Use the fresh young pods as flageolet beans (semi-mature pods with succulent seeds), or allow them to mature and ripen for use as haricot beans. The spectacular flattish pods of Climbing Bean' Firetongue' are heavily splashed with reddish streaks which disappear on cooking. A particularly eye catching bean that makes an attractive and productive addition to the vegetable plot. 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 (75 climbing bean seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 1 days
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    • £2.99

Pea 'Ambassador' (Maincrop)

Pisum sativum

Maincrop

This reliable maincrop has outstanding resistance to mildew making it ideal for producing late season crops from successional sowings. Pea 'Ambassador produces heavy yields of blunt ended pods, each containing up to 9 delicious, dark green peas. This superb RHS AGM variety is reliable in most soils, producing top quality crops on semi-leafless stems that make for easier picking. Height: 80cm (31"). 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 (300 pea seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 1 days
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    • £2.69