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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.


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    • 1 packet (40 runner bean seeds)

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    • £3.69

Runner Bean 'Moonlight'

Phaseolus coccineus

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  • The answer to gardeners' prayers - guaranteed to set beans in any weather!

A major breakthrough in British runner bean breeding, offering predominantly self setting plants for a guaranteed crop. This profusely white-flowering variety combines the valuable characteristics of French beans with those of runner beans, resulting in extra smooth, very fleshy, stringless pods up to 25cm (10") long, with a great texture and true runner bean taste. The vastly improved flower setting of Runner Bean ‘Moonlight’ means an earlier and continual crop even during poor weather. 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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Companion PlantingHow to grow Runner Beans

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    • 1 packet (45 runner bean seeds)

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    • £3.69

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

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    • 1 packet (40 runner bean seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £3.69

Runner Bean 'White Lady'

Phaseolus coccineus

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A premier variety in every way! Vigorous, high yielding plants produce the most tender, thick, succulent pods you have ever tasted. The delicious long, mid green beans of Runner Bean ‘White Lady’ are stringless with a wonderful smooth texture. These white flowered plants are less prone to bird attack than their red flowered cousins, and set well, even in high temperatures, guaranteeing a plentiful crop. 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)

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    • £3.69

Broad Bean 'Jubilee Hysor'

Vicia faba, Fava Beans

An RHS AGM recipient, that comes as a major improvement on traditional varieties. Broad Bean 'Jubilee Hysor' produces a tremendous yield of broad, well filled pods, each containing 6 to 8 beans with a superb flavour. Height: 150cm (59”). 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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    • 1 packet (50 broad bean seeds)

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    • £2.89

Runner Bean 'Wisley Magic'

Phaseolus coccineus

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A red flowered RHS AGM variety producing long, smooth, slender pods that easily reach 35cm (14”) long. The heavy yields are best picked while young and tender to ensure a long cropping period. Although the pods of Runner Bean 'Wisley Magic' are not completely stringless, they have a low fibre content and a superior flavour - that 'old fashioned' runner bean taste. 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


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

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    • 1 packet (40 runner bean seeds)

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    • £3.69

Runner Bean 'Jackpot Mixed'

Phaseolus coccineus

The latest in British breeding! Dwarf Runner Bean 'Jackpot Mixed' produces stringless, tender pods of an outstanding quality on short compact plants - a major advance in habit and bean quality on previous dwarf varieties. The attractive flowers, which include pink, white, red, and red-and-white bicolour are produced in abundance, creating a stunning display on the vegetable plot or in patio containers. Thanks to their sturdy, compact growth these runner bean plants require no support, simply harvest them regularly for a long season of delicious crops. Height: 50cm (20"). 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 (20 runner bean seeds)

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    • £3.69

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:

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    • 1 packet (30 runner bean seeds)

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    • £2.99

Broad Bean 'Express'

Vicia faba, Fava Beans

As its name suggests, Broad Bean 'Express' is the fastest maturing variety available and an early spring sowing will out yield all others. This winter hardy, RHS AGM variety produces up to 34 tender, tasty pods per plant. Broad Bean 'Express' makes an excellent broad bean for freezing as it doesn't discolour. Height: 90cm (35”). 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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    • 1 packet (30 broad bean seeds)

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    • £2.99

Broad Bean 'The Sutton'

Vicia faba, Fava Beans

An excellent dwarf variety that produces plenty of 15cm (6”) pods each containing five small, but deliciously tender beans, which are excellent for freezing. Broad Bean 'The Sutton' is ideal for successional sowings in spring, or can be sown under cloches in autumn for particularly early crops. The neat compact plants are ideal for small gardens or growing in containers. Height: 30cm (12”). Spread: 25cm (10”).


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


Useful links:

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    • 1 packet (30 broad bean seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £2.99

Runner Bean 'Enorma'

Phaseolus coccineus

This reliable favourite produces huge early yields of enormous, smooth, slender pods of up to 50cm (20") in length, from July to October. Awarded an RHS Award of Garden Merit, this delicious runner bean is popular for its excellent flavour, as well as its exhibition quality beans that are perfect for entering in the local horticultural show! Runner bean 'Enorma' is also suitable for freezing. 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


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

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    • 1 packet (40 runner bean seeds)

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    • £2.99

Runner Bean 'Scarlet Emperor'

Phaseolus coccineus

Heavy crops of smooth textured, dark-green pods, each reaching 30-37cm (12-15”) in length. Red flowered Runner Bean 'Scarlet Emperor' is excellent for freezing and for exhibition. Runner beans are a good source of Vitamin C, folate and iron, and have a high fibre content. 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


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

More info
    • 1 packet (50 runner bean seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
    •  
    • £2.99