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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.
Pea 'Ambassador' (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").
Pea 'Bingo' (Early Maincrop)
Dark green, semi leafless plants produce pods in pairs, averaging 8 dark green peas per pod. Pea 'Bingo' is a heavy cropper, even in poor growing conditions. This early maincrop cultivar has strong root rot tolerance and good powdery mildew resistance. An ideal variety for growing in open ground or containers on the patio. Height: 80cm (31”). Spread: 25cm (10”).
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