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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 'Celebration'

Phaseolus coccineus

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This RHS AGM variety is particularly high yielding, producing an abundance of tender beans with an excellent flavour. The pods of Runner Bean 'Celebration' are fleshy, straight, smooth, and almost stringless when young. With its pretty peach-pink flowers this attractive runner bean will look equally at home in your vegetable plot or your flower borders. 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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    • 1 packet (40 runner bean seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £3.69

Dwarf Bean 'Amethyst' - Kew Collection Seeds

Phaseolus vulgaris, French Bean, Green Bean, Bush Bean

These compact plants produce a succession of tasty, stringless, quick maturing beans over a long picking season. The slender pods, each measuring about 15cm (6”) long, turn to an attractive shade of green once cooked. With its pretty mauve flowers and colourful purple beans, Dwarf Bean 'Amethyst' makes an attractive addition to the vegetable plot. Height: 60cm (24”). Spread: 30cm (12”).


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


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    • 1 packet (70 bean seeds)

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    • £2.99

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").



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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

Runner Bean 'Scarlet Empire'

Phaseolus coccineus

This productive variety has been bred from 'Scarlet Emperor', a kitchen garden favourite for over 100 years. Runner Bean 'Scarlet Empire' produces longer, smoother, slender pods which are stringless, but remain as early, tasty and productive as its forebear. The plants are vigorous and quick to emerge - essential qualities for early sowings. 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 (35 runner bean seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £3.69

Pea 'Alexandra' (Maincrop)

Pisum sativum

Maincrop

Pea 'Alexandra' produces broad, dark green and slightly curved pods, each containing 8 or 9 tasty peas. Specifically bred for its resistance to downy and powdery mildew, this new variety remains disease free for a longer cropping season. In recent trials, this maincrop variety produced a good crop of peas into October from a July sowing. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 25cm (10").

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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)

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    • £2.19

Runner Bean 'Benchmaster'

Phaseolus coccineus

A top quality, red flowered British-bred variety producing pods of over 40cm (16") in length. Abundant crops of pods hang in clusters and are fleshy, but slender, smooth and straight. For exhibition, thin to one pod per flower stem to increase the length of each bean. Runner beans are a good source of Vitamin C, folate and iron, and have a high fibre content. Runner Bean 'Benchmaster' is 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)

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    • £2.99

Pea 'Tendrilla'

Pisum sativum

Petit Pois type.

Fabulous semi-leafless plants produce dark green pods in pairs, each pod containing 8-11 'petits pois' peas. These small, deliciously sweet peas are produced on self supporting plants when grown in blocks, making Pea 'Tendrilla' an excellent variety for growing in containers or in open ground. Heavy cropping, this maincrop pea has good wilt and downy mildew resistance. Height: 70cm (28"). Spread: 25cm (10").



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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)

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    • £2.69

Broad Bean Collection

Vicia faba, Fava Beans

Broad beans are high in protein, productive, and easy to grow in most soils and conditions. Delicious eaten fresh and steamed, but any surplus crops freeze particularly well. This Broad Bean Collection contains 3 superb varieties. Height: Up to 120cm (47"). Spread: 45cm (18").


  • Collection comprises one packet each of:
  • Broad Bean 'Aquadulce Claudia' - This variety is universally recognised as being best for an autumn sowing to produce a very early crop of delicious, white seeded pods.
  • Broad Bean 'Imperial Green Longpod' - This RHS AGM variety produces large, 37cm (15") green seeded pods, each containing up to 9 large beans.
  • Broad Bean 'Express' - The fastest maturing variety producing up to 34 pods per plant! A particularly good choice for freezing as the beans will not discolour.

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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    • 3 packets - 1 of each variety (110 seeds in total)

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    • £9.17 £7.49

Dwarf Bean 'Mascaret'

Phaseolus vulgaris, French Bean, Green Bean, Bush Bean

Outstanding in our trials, these delicious, mid-green, stringless French beans are produced in abundance throughout the summer on vigorous, bushy plants. The pods show an unusual purple colouration which disappears during cooking, but is thought to be what gives Dwarf Bean 'Mascaret' its superb flavour. Plants remain healthy over a long harvesting period and show good all-round disease resistance. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 30cm (12").

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


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    • 1 packet (80 bean seeds)

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    • £2.69

Climbing Bean 'Fasold'

Phaseolus vulgaris, French Bean, Green Bean

Early cropping Climbing Bean 'Fasold' bears decorative mauve flowers followed by huge harvests of superb flavoured French Beans. The long, fleshy, stringless pods are produced over a long period and are slow to develop seeds. With a less vigorous, semi-climbing habit, this variety is ideal for growing under glass for the earliest crops. Height: 180cm (70”). Spread: 30cm (12”).


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


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    • 1 packet (50 climbing bean seeds)

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    • £2.89

Dwarf Bean 'Boston'

Phaseolus vulgaris, French Bean, Green Bean, Bush Bean

Dwarf Bean 'Boston' bears straight, round 15cm (6”) long pods with a dark green colour and an excellent flavour. These sturdy, upright plants produce heavy crops over a long picking season. This RHS AGM variety is ideal for growing in containers. Height: 45cm (18”). Spread: 30cm (12”).


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


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    • 1 packet (100 bean seeds)

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    • £2.69

Runner Bean 'White Apollo'

Phaseolus coccineus

A superb quality bean that shows British breeding at its best. Runner Bean 'White Apollo' produces long, straight, smooth, stringless pods up to 37cm (15”) long with an excellent flavour. This variety produces prolific crops over a long period for continuous yields throughout summer. Unlike many varieties, the decorative white flowers prove unattractive to birds, resulting in less damage to the blooms and therefore larger crops. 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 (35 runner bean seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £3.69