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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: By end of April 2014
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    • £3.69

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)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £9.17 £7.49

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)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £2.69

Runner Bean 'Hestia' (Dwarf)

Phaseolus coccineus

A superb variety that is ideal for small gardens and large containers, reaching only 45cm (18”) tall. Dwarf Runner Bean 'Hestia' produces good yields of long, straight, stringless pods with a good flavour. This attractive, bicoloured variety begins cropping early in the season, carrying the pods above the soil to avoid disease. Height: 45cm (18”). 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 (30 runner bean seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £3.69

Runner Bean 'Achievement Merit'

Phaseolus coccineus

Runner Bean 'Achievement Merit' produces heavy yields of tender, long, smooth, straight pods over a long season. This British re-selection is an improved form of the well known variety 'Achievement', gaining popularity for its culinary appeal as well as its success on the show bench. This red flowered RHS AGM variety makes a particularly attractive addition to the vegetable garden. 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)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £3.69

Climbing Bean 'Dolcio del Metro' - Vita Sementi® Italian Seeds

Phaseolus vulgaris, Yardlong Bean, French Bean, Green Bean

These vigorous plants produce tremendous yields of very long, thin green pods up to 45cm in length. Also known as the 'yardlong bean', the delicious pods are at their most flavoursome if picked when young and tender. 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 (30 grams)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £2.69

Dwarf Bean 'Splendido' (Borlotti Bean) - Vita Sementi® Italian Seeds

Phaseolus vulgaris, French Bean, Green Bean, Bush Bean

The broad, 13cm (5”) pink-red pods of this attractive variety each contain 6-7 cream and red streaked Borlotti beans. The immature pods of Dwarf Bean 'Splendido' can be harvested and used as French beans, but are best left to mature and harvested for the full sized seeds in autumn. 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 (60 grams)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £2.69

Pea 'Hurst Green Shaft' (Second Early) - Part of the Alan Titchmarsh Collection

Pisum sativum

 
  • Gardeners' favourite
  • Excellent flavour

Maincrop.

One of the best second early varieties, Pea 'Hurst Green Shaft' produces a bumper crop of double pods each 10cm (4") long, packed with up to 10, occasionally 11 sweet and juicy peas. The majority of the pods are produced on the top of the plant, so reducing backache when harvesting. Height: 75cm (30"). Spread 25cm (10").



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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)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £2.99

Pea 'Oregon Sugar Pod' (Mangetout) - Part of the Alan Titchmarsh Collection

Pisum sativum, Snow Pea

 
  • Sweet pods, full of goodness
  • Bumper crop

The easiest way to eat peas - no waste, no time wasted removing them from the pods, simply eat them whole. The juicy, sweet, stringless, crisp pods of pea 'Oregon Sugar Pod' are ideal lightly steamed or added whole to a stir-fry. Height: 90cm (35"). 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)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £2.99

Broad Bean 'Medes'

Vicia faba, Fava Beans

Broad Bean 'Medes' is highly productive, yielding good crops of white-seeded pods. This RHS AGM variety is suitable for spring sowing or sown under cloches in autumn for particularly early crops. Each medium sized, 15cm (6”) pod contains up to 6 sweet, tender beans which are delicious eaten fresh, while any surplus crops are ideal for freezing. 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)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £2.99

Climbing Bean 'Helda' - Duchy Originals Organic Seeds

Phaseolus vulgaris, French Bean, Green Bean

This flat podded French Bean produces high yields of 25cm (10") long, pods throughout summer. The smooth, stringless pods are early to mature and can be harvested from June onwards. For even earlier crops, Climbing Bean 'Helda' can be grown in the greenhouse. 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 (20 climbing bean seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £2.99