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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 '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.


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    • 1 packet (30 runner bean seeds)

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    • £3.69

Climbing Bean 'Cobra'

Phaseolus vulgaris, French Bean, Green Bean

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  • 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.


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    • 1 packet (40 climbing bean seeds)

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    • £2.99

Broad Bean 'Aquadulce Claudia'

Vicia faba, Fava Beans

 Customer Rating
  • RHS Award of Garden Merit

A gardeners' favourite. Broad bean 'Aquadulce Claudia' is the best broad bean for autumn sowing, overwintering plants on the plot outside, for an early harvest the following spring. Slender pods of 23cm (9") long, are full of succulent white seeded flavoursome beans. Height: 100cm (39"). 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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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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    • 1 packet (45 runner bean seeds)

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    • £3.69

Pea 'Meteor' (First Early)

Pisum sativum

First Early.

With a neat, dwarfing habit and excellent winter hardiness, Pea 'Meteor' is ideal for growing in containers and exposed areas, even as an autumn sown crop. This superb first early, round seeded variety produces an abundance of small, but well filled pods. A superb pea for your first harvest of the season, and with a better flavour than the old variety 'Feltham First'. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 25cm (10").



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    • 1 packet (250 pea seeds)

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Broad Bean 'De Monica'

Vicia faba, Fava Beans

  • The earliest to crop
Be the first to harvest delicious broad beans! Ten years of breeding have produced Broad Bean 'De Monica', the earliest maturing broad bean variety from a spring sowing. High yields of 15cm (6”) pods with 4-5 large seeds per pod will be ready to harvest at the same time as winter sown variety 'Aquadulce'. This exciting new variety has a strong root system and an upright growth habit, producing 2-3 stems per plant. Height: 120cm (48”). 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 (40 broad bean seeds)

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Pea 'Oregon Sugar Pod' (Mangetout)

Pisum sativum, Snow Pea

A hugely popular variety, Pea 'Oregon Sugar Pod' produces large, fleshy double pods with a deliciously, sweet flavour. Pick them young while they are tender and stringless - perfect for steaming and adding to stir fries. This superb Mangetout produces heavy yields over a long period and shows good resistance to mildew which will certainly extend the picking season. Height: 90cm (35”). Spread: 25cm (10”).

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Runner Bean 'Tenderstar'

Phaseolus coccineus

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  • 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.


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    • 1 packet (30 runner bean seeds)

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Pea 'Hurst Green Shaft' (Second Early)

Pisum sativum

 Customer Rating
  • RHS Award of Garden Merit

Second Early

Pea 'Hurst Green Shaft' is double podded, producing particularly heavy yields of up to 11 peas per 10cm (4") pod. This second early, wrinkle seeded variety carries its pods upon the top 30cm (12") of the stems, making them easier to harvest, with fewer backaches! This superb RHS AGM variety has a fabulous flavour and freezes nicely. Pea 'Hurst Green Shaft' also shows good resistance to downy mildew and fusarium wilt. Height: 75cm (30"). Spread: 25cm (10").


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Dwarf Bean 'Speedy'

Phaseolus vulgaris, French Bean, Green Bean, Bush Bean

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  • 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.


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    • 1 packet (75 bean seeds)

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Dwarf Bean 'Delinel'

Phaseolus vulgaris, French Bean, Green Bean, Bush Bean

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  • 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.


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    • 1 packet (125 bean seeds)

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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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Broad Bean 'Imperial Green Longpod'

Vicia faba, Fava Beans

Broad Bean 'Imperial Green Longpod' produces large, 37cm (15”) green seeded pods, each containing up to 9 large beans. The succulent, tasty beans of this RHS AGM variety are delicious eaten fresh and surplus yields freeze well. Height: 120cm (47”). 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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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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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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Broad Bean 'Crimson Flowered'

Vicia faba, Fava Beans

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A heritage Broad Bean variety with stunning crimson flowers, followed by a good crop of short, upright pods and delicious beans. Broad Bean 'Crimson Flowered' is ideal for growing in containers as well as in the garden, or as an ornamental edible in the flower border. 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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Pea 'Rondo' (Maincrop)

Pisum sativum

Maincrop.

In T&M trials this exceptional maincrop pea outperformed other varieties, proving itself more than worthy of its RHS AGM. Bearing two pods per node, Pea 'Rondo' produces excellent yields of the highest quality, straight, long pods, containing an average of 10 deliciously plump peas per pod. This wrinkle seeded pea also shows good resistance to Fusarium wilt race 1. An excellent variety for freezing or eating freshly picked. Height: 75cm (30"). Spread: 25cm (10").



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    • 1 packet (200 pea seeds)

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Pea 'Kelvedon Wonder' (First Early)

Pisum sativum

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First Early

A popular RHS AGM variety for successional sowings throughout spring, and a particular favourite for June sowings. Pea 'Kelvedon Wonder' produces 2 pods per node with each narrow pod containing up to 8 succulent peas. This heavy yielding and reliable first early variety shows resistance to Pea Wilt, and good tolerance to Downy Mildew. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 25cm (10").

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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.


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    • 1 packet (30 broad bean seeds)

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Pea 'Sugar Flash' (Sugarsnap)

Pisum sativum

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Early to pod, only 9 weeks from sowing, and producing abundant crops of stringless, juicy, sweet Sugarsnap pea pods, each around 7cm (3”) in length. Pea 'Sugar Flash' has good heat tolerance during hot summer conditions and powdery mildew resistance that ensures excellent yields. This versatile variety can be picked as a Mangetout just as the 'peas' begin to swell, but are best left until swollen in the pods for maximum sweetness when eaten whole as Sugar snap peas. Height: 70cm (28”). Spread: 25cm (10”).

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    • 1 packet (100 pea seeds)

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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”).

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

Broad Bean 'Bunyard's Exhibition'

Vicia faba, Fava Beans

A gardener's favourite for over 100 years for its reliable performance on most soils and heavy crops of delicious beans. Broad Bean 'Bunyards Exhibition' produces long pods containing an average of 6 to 8 beans per pod. This variety has an excellent flavour and is ideal for freezing. Height: 120cm (47”). 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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    • £2.69

Pea 'Shiraz' (Mangetout)

Pisum sativum

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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”).

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Pea 'Kennedy' (Mangetout)

Pisum sativum, Snow Pea

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With parentage that includes the ever popular variety 'Oregon Sugar', this British bred Mangetout pea produces fabulous dark green pods with a super-sweet flavour. The flowers of Pea 'Kennedy' set early for an abundant crop of tasty pods. Well known for its high yields, this strong growing Mangetout also shows good resistance to powdery mildew which will certainly extend the picking season. Height: 100cm (39"). Spread: 25cm (10").

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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.


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    • 1 packet (75 climbing bean seeds)

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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”).

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 (50 runner bean seeds)

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    • £2.99

Broad Bean 'Robin Hood'

Vicia faba, Fava Beans

Green seeded variety, Broad Bean 'Robin Hood' produces abundant crops of short pods, each containing up to 6 delicious beans. These compact plants have a neat habit that makes them ideal for growing in patio containers as well as in the vegetable garden. The flavoursome beans are ideal for freezing and won't discolour. In mild areas, Broad Bean 'Robin Hood' can be autumn sown for earlier crops the following year. Height: 35cm (14"). Spread: 25cm (10").


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 (35 broad bean seeds)

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Dwarf Bean 'Opera'

Phaseolus vulgaris, French Bean, Green Bean, Bush Bean

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This early maturing Kenyan-type produces heavy crops of slim, dark green 10cm (4”) stringless pods over a long cropping season. Dwarf Bean 'Opera' has an upright, open habit making the pods easy to spot when harvesting. With good resistance to Halo Blight, Bean Mosaic Virus, Anthracnose and Botrytis, this is the perfect choice for organic gardeners. 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 (75 bean seeds)

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Pea 'Twinkle' (First Early)

Pisum sativum

First Early.

Pick fresh, tasty peas early in the season with this quality, British bred variety. Enjoy trouble-free, bumper crops from Pea 'Twinkle' thanks to its impressive Fusarium Wilt resistance and Downy Mildew tolerance. This compact first early variety is self-supporting when grown in blocks - perfect for successional sowing for a longer cropping period. Height: 55cm (22"). Spread: 25cm (10").



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    • 1 packet (250 pea seeds)

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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").

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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Runner Bean 'St George'

Phaseolus coccineus

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A British bred bean, well deserving of its RHS AGM. This bicoloured red and white flowered variety produces particularly heavy yields of pale green, 30cm (12”) long pods. Crops from Runner Bean 'St George' are earlier and of superior quality when compared to Runner Bean 'Painted Lady'. Harvest the smooth, fleshy beans regularly for a continuous crop throughout the summer. 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)

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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").



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Pea 'Misty' (First Early)

Pisum sativum

First Early.

RHS AGM variety, Pea 'Misty' was specially bred for producing heavy crops, early in the season. Abundant yields of blunt 8cm (3") pods are mainly borne in pairs and filled with plenty of succulent peas. This superb first early variety sets flowers and pods over a particularly long cropping period and shows resistance to fusarium wilt. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 25cm (10").



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Runner Bean 'Lady Di'

Phaseolus coccineus

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Enjoy heavy crops of tender runner beans over a long season. Runner Bean 'Lady Di' is a red flowered variety producing completely stringless, 30cm (12”) long pods. These delicious beans are particularly fleshy due to their very slow seed development, resulting in superb quality beans. 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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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.


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    • 1 packet (75 climbing bean seeds)

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Pea 'Bingo' (Early Maincrop)

Pisum sativum

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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    • 1 packet (100 pea seeds)

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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.


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    • 1 packet (35 runner bean seeds)

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Dwarf Bean 'Nomad'

Phaseolus vulgaris, French Bean, Green Bean, Bush Bean

An RHS AGM variety with good resistance to Bean Mosaic Virus and Anthracnose. Dwarf Bean 'Nomad' produces bumper crops of straight, stringless, dark-green pods reaching up to 12cm (5”) long, with an outstanding flavour. Pick regularly while beans are young and tender to encourage heavier yields. 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 (125 bean seeds)

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Dwarf Bean 'Purple Teepee'

Phaseolus vulgaris, French Bean, Green Bean, Bush Bean

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Dwarf French Bean 'Purple Teepee' produces 15cm (6”) long pods that are stringless and slender, with that special flavoursome zing that many vegetable growers agree only comes from the purple podded types. This superb variety bears its pods above the main foliage for easier picking and less damage from soil splash. This quick maturing variety can be harvested throughout the summer for its purple pods that turn to brilliant emerald green when cooked. 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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Pea 'Balmoral' (Late Maincrop)

Pisum sativum

Late maincrop

Round off the season with a delicious crop of peas that can be harvested as late as October from an early June sowing. Pea 'Balmoral' produces plenty of pods late in the year, each containing an average of 7 tasty peas. 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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    • £2.99

Pea 'Jaguar' (Second Early)

Pisum sativum

Second Early

A particularly high yielding variety, producing 2 pods per node and averaging 6-7 dark green, tasty peas per pod. Awarded an RHS AGM, Pea 'Jaguar' is a 'wrinkle seeded' variety with a vigorous habit. This superb second early variety is ideal for successional sowings, and shows good resistance to downy and powdery mildew. Height: 70cm (28"). 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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Dwarf Bean 'Laguna'

Phaseolus vulgaris, French Bean, Green Bean, Bush Bean

Still the industry standard slicing and processing variety, with unbeatable garden performance. Dwarf Bean 'Laguna' produces huge yields of 12cm (5”) quite fleshy, intense green pods. This weather proof variety has superb vigour and excellent disease resistance too. 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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    • £2.99

Pea 'Sugar Ann' (Sugarsnap)

Pisum sativum

A superb quality sugarsnap pea with round, fleshy, pale green, sweet tasting pods. Pea 'Sugar Ann' produces heavy crops from very early in the season. Its cropping period can be extended further with successional sowings. The succulent pods of this RHS AGM variety can be eaten immature while they are stringless but not so sweet. For sweeter, larger pods harvest them later when fully developed with the strings removed. 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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Runner Bean 'Red Rum'

Phaseolus coccineus

This early cropping variety produces an abundance of 20cm (8”) pods and very little foliage making them easier to spot when harvesting. The succulent pods will set under almost all weather conditions to ensure good yields. With its excellent tolerance to Halo Blight, Runner Bean 'Red Rum' makes a good choice for organic gardeners. (Please Note: Seed saved from this hybrid will not come true.) 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

Pea 'Oasis' (Maincrop)

Pisum sativum

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Maincrop

British bred Pea 'Oasis' produces particularly heavy yields of excellent quality. This superb variety bears two pods per node, each averaging 8 to 9 succulent, dark green peas per pod. Awarded a prestigious RHS AGM for its garden performance, this maincrop variety also shows good resistance to pea wilt downy mildew. Height: 70cm (24"). 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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    • £2.89

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.


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    • 1 packet (35 runner bean seeds)

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    • £3.69

Asparagus Pea

Lotus tetragonolobus, Tetragonolobus purpureus, Winged Pea

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An easy to grow, unusual vegetable with a unique gourmet flavour. A hint of asparagus - perhaps? Asparagus Pea goes with virtually any dish. Cook whole at 3cm (1in) long, preferably by steaming, and serve with a little melted butter. No flavouring should be used as this will destroy its own delicious taste. Asparagus Pea can also be used in the flower border as attractive ground cover.

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    • 1 packet (35 seeds)

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    • £2.99

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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    • £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.


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Pea 'Canoe' (Second Early)

Pisum sativum

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Second Early

A well named and highly productive variety, producing long slightly curved pods with pointed tips that each contain up 12 peas. With such full pods, Pea 'Canoe' is set to become an ideal variety for exhibition. The heavy crops are carried on semi leafless stems for easy picking, and plants become virtually self supporting if grown in a block. Surplus crops of this wrinkle seeded pea freeze particularly well. 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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    • £2.29

Pea 'Avola' (First Early) - Kew Collection Seeds

Pisum sativum

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First early

This compact variety grows to just 60cm (24”) tall making it perfect for containers and small plots. Pea 'Avola' is early maturing, producing an abundance of tender pods, each packed with up to 8 succulent peas of a superb sweet flavour. Surplus crops from this variety freeze particularly well. Height: 60cm (24”). 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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Broad Bean 'Masterpiece Green Longpod'

Vicia faba, Fava Beans

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Arguably the best green-seeded variety, growing well in most conditions, and producing good pod lengths with up to 7 beans per pod. Broad Bean 'Masterpiece Green Longpod' has remarkable flavour and table qualities. This superb RHS AGM variety is also excellent 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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Pea 'Kenobi' (Maincrop)

Pisum sativum

Maincrop.

Extend the sowing season with this major development in pea breeding! In our UK trials, Pea 'Kenobi' was sown in late July and pods were starting to swell by mid October. This semi-leafless variety is virtually self supporting when grown in a block, and will produce 3-4 pods per node, giving a good average yield of 8 peas to the pod. Good downy and powdery mildew resistance also helps to maximise cropping and prolong the season. Height: 60cm (24”). 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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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.


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    • £2.99

Runner Bean 'Desiree'

Phaseolus coccineus

A very heavy cropping runner bean that crops well even in dry conditions. Runner Bean 'Desiree' produces long, broad pods up to 30cm (12”) in length that are completely stringless. The beans of this white flowered variety produce few seeds, making them particularly flashy and flavoursome. 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.


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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Dwarf Bean 'Concador'

Phaseolus vulgaris, French Bean, Green Bean, Bush Bean

The slender, straight, colourful yellow pods of Dwarf Bean 'Concador' are produced over a long season. Growing to about 12cm (5in) long, the pods are flavoursome and easy to spot when picking. This compact and disease-resistant bean is ideal for use in containers and has good resistance to bean mosaic virus, anthracnose and halo blight. 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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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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Pea 'Starlight' (Early Maincrop)

Pisum sativum

Early Maincrop.

A British bred early maincrop that makes an attractive addition to the vegetable plot, with pale pods standing out against its dark green foliage. This wrinkle seeded variety produces an incredible two to three pods per node - each carried at an angle above the foliage to make harvesting particularly easy. An excellent RHS AGM variety, Pea 'Starlight' also shows a high resistance to downy mildew. Height: 65cm (26"). 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 (300 pea seeds)

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    • £2.39

Pea 'British Bred Collection'

Pisum sativum

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Try this superb collection of British bred peas. Specially selected for successional sowing to give you bumper crops throughout the season. Height: 75cm (30"). Spread: 25cm (10").

  • Collection comprises one packet each of:
  • Pea 'Balmoral' - Plenty of pods late in the year, each containing an average of 7 tasty peas.
  • Pea 'Oasis' - Huge yields of double pods per node, averaging 8 to 9 succulent, dark green peas per pod.
  • Pea 'Jaguar' - Quick to harvest and ideal for successional sowings.
  • Pea 'Twinkle' - Impressive Pea Wilt resistance and Downy Mildew tolerance for a trouble free crop.


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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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    • 4 packets - 1 of each variety (1050 seeds in total)

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    • £9.99

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)

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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)

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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 '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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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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    • £2.99

Dwarf Bean 'Bellini'

Phaseolus vulgaris, French Bean, Green Bean, Bush Bean

Red flowers are followed by slender, stringless green pods that are produced on sturdy, upright plants. Dwarf Bean 'Bellini' produces its crop high on the stems making easier picking and better quality pods as they don't touch the soil surface. A superb compact variety that can even be grown in containers and window boxes where space is at a premium. 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 (12 bean seeds)

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    • £1.99

Broad Bean 'Witkiem'

Vicia faba, Fava Beans

This white seeded variety shows excellent tolerance to cold weather making it ideal for early February sowings, but can also be sown successionally through to May. Broad Bean 'Witkiem' produces a good crop of plump pods filled with big, tasty beans which can be harvested from June onwards. This excellent variety is delicious eaten fresh, although surplus crops can be successfully frozen. Height: 100cm (39”). 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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Runner Bean 'Scarlet Emperor' - Duchy Originals Organic Seeds

Phaseolus coccineus

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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”).

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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    • £2.99

Dwarf Bean 'Sonesta'

Phaseolus vulgaris, French Bean, Green Bean, Bush Bean

Dwarf Bean 'Sonesta' is an early maturing variety producing waxy yellow beans on compact plants. The colourful pods are slender, straight and stringless, reaching up to 13cm (5”) long. This RHS AGM variety is resistant 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.


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    • £2.89

Runner Bean 'Scarlet Emperor' - RHS Garden Explorers Children's Seeds

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”).

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 (20 runner bean seeds)

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    • £1.49

Runner Bean 'Pickwick' (Dwarf)

Phaseolus coccineus

This dwarf runner bean is ideal for planting in smaller gardens and containers on the patio. The bushy, self supporting plants of Runner Bean 'Pickwick' produce masses of scarlet flowers that are followed by good yields of short, succulent beans. Height: 60cm (24”). 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 (12 runner bean seeds)

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    • £2.09

Dwarf Bean 'Flajoly'

Phaseolus vulgaris, French Bean, Green Bean, Bush Bean, Flageolet Bean, Haricot Bean

This versatile bean produces huge yields of white seeded pods that have a wide range of uses. These early setting pods of Dwarf Bean 'Flajoly' can be picked young as normal French Beans, but are best harvested as flageolets (when the pods contain soft, immature seeds), or as mature pods (when the bigger white seeds can be shelled as haricots). 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 (75 bean seeds)

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    • £1.99

Pea 'Norli' (Mangetout) - Duchy Originals Organic Seeds

Pisum sativum, Snow Pea

Pea 'Norli' is a French variety producing high yields of tender pods, early in the season. Crops are best picked small for crisp, stingless, dark green Mangetout with a fabulous sweet flavour. This productive and compact variety holds a coveted RHS AGM and shows good resistance to Fusarium wilt. Height: 60cm (24"). 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 (150 pea seeds)

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    • £2.99

Pea 'Celebration' (First Early)

Pisum sativum

First Early

This wrinkle seeded 'petit pois' comes from new British breeding. The semi leafless plants produce plenty of small dark green peas which hold both their colour and superb taste even after freezing. Pea 'Celebration' is self supporting if grown in a block. Height: 60cm (24"). 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 (300 pea seeds)

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    • £2.79

Bean Collection

Phaseolus vulgaris, Phaseolus coccineus, French Bean, Runner Bean

Thompson & Morgan's Bean collection comprises one packet each of: Climbing Bean Cobra, Dwarf Bean Opera and Runner Bean White Lady.


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


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    • 3 packets - 1 of each variety (145 seeds in total)

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    • £7.99

Dwarf Bean 'Impero Bianco' (Cannellini Bean) - Vita Sementi® Italian Seeds

Phaseolus vulgaris, Bush Bean

Each pale creamy yellow pod contains 6 or 7 large white cannellini beans that are delicious when added to soups and casseroles. Dwarf Bean 'Impero Bianco' is compact and late maturing - harvest the fully mature seeds autumn for the largest, tastiest cannellini beans. 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: Within 3 days
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    • £2.69

Pea 'Ceresa' (Petit Pois)

Pisum sativum

Petit Pois type.

Pea 'Ceresa' is an outstanding new 'Petit Pois' type. Plants are semi-leafless and almost self supporting due to their profusion of tendrils, producing an abundance of easy to pick, pointed pods. Each well-filled pea pod contains up to ten small, but deliciously sweet peas. Height: 50cm (20”). 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 (250 pea seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £2.69

Dwarf Bean 'Tendergreen'

Phaseolus vulgaris, French Bean, Green Bean, Bush Bean

An excellent variety for freezing with fleshy, stringless pods that are fibreless and snap cleanly. Dwarf Bean 'Tendergreen' is early to mature and crops well over a long season. 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 (80 bean seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £2.69

Dwarf Bean 'Golden Teepee'

Phaseolus vulgaris, French Bean, Green Bean, Bush Bean

The attractive, golden-yellow, pods of Dwarf Bean 'Golden Teepee' contrast beautifully with the dark green leaves. The stringless pods are held high up on the plants for ease of picking, and are less prone to disease and rotting from soil splash. These tender beans have a superb flavour and add a bright splash of colour to your plate. 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 3 days
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    • £2.69

Runner Bean 'Summer Medley'

Phaseolus coccineus

Fill your vegetable plot with the vibrant colours of Runner Bean 'Summer Medley' - so attractive they will be equally at home in your flower borders or containers on the patio! This high yielding blend combines three separately packaged, spectacular varieties in red, pink, and white for an impressive display and a long cropping period. Height: 3m (10'). Spread: 30cm (12").

  • Collection comprises:
  • Runner Bean 'Sunset' - Beautiful salmon pink flowers and particularly early crops of short beans with a fine flavour.
  • Runner Bean 'Desiree' - A heavy cropping, white flowered variety, even in dry conditions.
  • Runner Bean 'Lady Di' - A red flowered variety producing completely stringless, 30cm (12") long pods.

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 (45 runner bean seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £3.69

Runner Bean 'Enorma' - Duchy Originals Organic Seeds

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").

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 (30 runner bean seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £2.99

Dwarf Bean 'Borlotto'

Phaseolus vulgaris, French Bean, Green Bean, Bush Bean, Haricot Bean

 Customer Rating

Pick Dwarf Bean 'Borlotto' when the mature pods turn a beautiful mottled red colour – the large beans can be dried as haricot beans for making soups and stews. This pretty bean can also be harvested when young and eaten as a green bean. A versatile and attractive dwarf bean that is so compact it can even be grown in containers and window boxes. Height: 45cm (18”). Spread: 30cm (12”).


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


Useful links:

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    • 1 packet (75 bean seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £2.29

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").



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 (250 pea seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £1.99

Broad Bean 'Green Windsor' - Heritage

Vicia faba, Fava Beans

Broad Bean 'Green Windsor' is shorter and broader podded than the Longpods, and slightly later to mature, but remains amongst the best of the heritage varieties for flavour. This flavoursome broad bean averages 4 large, dark green beans per pod which are superb for making soup or as a cooked vegetable. Any surplus beans will freeze well without discolouring. Height: 100cm (39”). Spread: 45cm (18”).


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 (50 broad bean seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £1.99

Dwarf Bean 'Cantare' - Duchy Originals Organic Seeds

Phaseolus vulgaris, French Bean, Green Bean, Bush Bean

This superb variety has a compact habit and good disease resistance. Dwarf Bean 'Cantare' produces heavy yields of dark green pods of about 10cm (4") in length that can be picked over a long period. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 30cm (12").


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


Useful links:

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    • 1 packet (40 bean seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £2.99

Dwarf Bean 'Creso' - Vita Sementi® Italian Seeds

Phaseolus vulgaris, French Bean, Green Bean, Bush Bean

Early maturing and heavy cropping, Dwarf Bean 'Creso' makes a colourful addition to the vegetable plot. The straight, slender, bright yellow pods are carried on vigorous, bushy plants that are so compact that they can even be grown in a window box. Height: 45cm (18”). Spread: 30cm (12”).


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


Useful links:

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    • 1 packet (40 grams)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £2.69

Dwarf Bean 'Blue Lake' - Heritage

Phaseolus vulgaris, French Bean, Green Bean, Bush Bean

This heritage variety is still grown today for its fine flavoured, slightly curved, stringless pods. Dwarf Bean 'Blue Lake' has a compact yet vigorous habit making it hugely productive over a long period throughout summer. 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 (70 bean seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £1.99

Runner Bean 'White Emergo' - Duchy Originals Organic Seeds

Phaseolus coccineus

 Customer Rating

This heavy yielding variety produces delicate white flowers that make a particularly attractive addition to the vegetable garden. Awarded an RHS AGM, Runner Bean 'White Emergo' forms long, smooth pods with a superb flavour when picked while they are young and tender. This vigorous variety copes well even under adverse weather conditions. 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 (25 runner bean seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £2.99

Broad Bean 'Statissa'

Vicia faba, Fava Beans

Broad Bean 'Statissa' is a superb, compact variety with a neat upright habit that makes it ideal for growing in containers. This early setting variety produces short, slender pods. Harvest them regularly while still small for delicious 'mangetout' pods to eat raw or steamed, or allow the pods to fill out with tasty small beans. Height: 70cm (28”). Spread: 30cm (12”).


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 (12 broad bean seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £1.99

Broad Bean 'Dreadnought' - Heritage

Vicia faba, Fava Beans

This heritage variety is still one of the best Longpods for flavour. Broad bean 'Dreadnought' produces an abundance of pods that are ready to harvest from June, each containing 7 to 8 plump white beans. This superb variety is one of the best for freezing, as seeds do not discolour. Height: 120cm (47”). Spread: 45cm (18”).


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


Useful links:

Companion Planting

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    • 1 packet (50 broad bean seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £2.09

Dwarf Bean 'Maxi' - Duchy Originals Organic Seeds

Phaseolus vulgaris, French Bean, Green Bean, Bush Bean

 Customer Rating

This compact dwarf bean produces an abundance of quick maturing, long green pods, reaching up to 20cm (8”) in length. Dwarf Bean 'Maxi' bears its crop above the foliage making easier harvesting and preventing damage from soil splash. Height: 45cm (18”). Spread: 30cm (12”).


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


Useful links:

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    • 1 packet (50 bean seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £2.99

Dwarf Bean 'Pencil Pod Black Wax' - Heritage

Phaseolus vulgaris, French Bean, Green Bean, Bush Bean

Dwarf Bean 'Pencil Pod Black Wax' was one of the first stringIess, round podded, waxpods, introduced circa. 1900. Each vigorous plant produces black seeded, golden yellow pods, reaching up to 18cm (7”) long. This heritage variety is ideal for early sowings and crops reliably throughout the summer. Height: 50cm (20”). 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 (100 bean seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £1.99

Runner Bean 'Crusader' - Heritage

Phaseolus coccineus

A reliable, red flowered, heirloom favourite producing a high yield of long pods of superb flavour which snap readily when young and tender. Runner Bean 'Crusader' must be picked regularly for optimum yields. Runner beans are a good source of Vitamin C, folate and iron, and have a high fibre content. 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)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £1.99

Runner Bean 'Polestar'

Phaseolus coccineus

British bred for high yields and reliability, Runner Bean 'Polestar' has become a gardeners' favourite. The stringless, fleshy pods are produced in clusters of fleshy, flavoursome beans reaching 25cm (10”) in length. This variety is early to flower and crops well over a long season. 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: Within 3 days
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    • £2.99

Pea 'Golden Sweet' (Mangetout)

Pisum sativum, Snow Pea

This magnificent mangetout pea makes a stunning addition to the vegetable plot. Vigorous stems reaching up to 1.8m (6') bear colourful mauve-purple blooms, followed by attractive golden-yellow pods that are produced from red-tinged leaf nodes. The crisp, sweet pods of Pea 'Golden Sweet' are delicious eaten raw in salads or steamed as a vegetable. Height: 180cm (71"). 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 3 days
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    • £2.99

Pea 'Jumbo' (Maincrop)

Pisum sativum

Maincrop

As its name suggests, Pea 'Jumbo' produces large, straight, pointed pods reaching up to 13cm (5") long. Each generously proportioned pod contains up to 10 plump and tender peas with a delicious sweet flavour. This high yielding, vigorous maincrop has a long picking period and shows good resistance to Fusarium race 1. Height: 75cm (30"). 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 (250 pea seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £1.99

Pea 'Boogie' (Maincrop)

Pisum sativum

Maincrop

Maincrop Pea 'Boogie' produces excellent yields of blunt ended pods, each filled with up to 9 sweet, tender peas. This vigorous variety shows good all round disease resistance, including powdery mildew, making it ideal for later sowings. The semi leafless stems make harvesting easy and plants will become self supporting if grown in a block. Height: 75cm (30”). 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 (250 pea seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £1.99

Climbing Bean 'Selma Zebra' - Heritage

Phaseolus vulgaris, French Bean, Green Bean

This highly decorative French Bean makes a fabulous talking point in the vegetable garden, or even in your flower borders. Climbing Bean 'Selma Zebra' is a T&M reintroduction from 30 years ago, and still as eye catching as ever. The unusual marbled pods are particularly early to mature in July and continue to set pods throughout the summer. These tasty beans turn green when cooked. Height: 180cm (70”). Spread: 30cm (12”).


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


Useful links:

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    • 1 packet (40 climbing bean seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £2.09

Pea 'Sugar Snow Green' (Mangetout)

Pisum sativum, Snow Pea

This compact mangetout is a prolific cropper if harvested regularly while the pods are small and tender. The flat pods of Pea 'Sugar Snow Green' are delicious added to stir fries or steamed. This lovely dwarf variety is perfect for growing in smaller plots and containers on the patio. Height: 75cm (30"). 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 (20 pea seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of August 2014
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    • £1.99
    • Out of stock

Runner Bean 'Goliath' - Heritage

Phaseolus coccineus

This reliable red flowered heritage variety is a prolific grower. Runner Bean 'Goliath' produces long, slender, straight pods over a long picking reason. Runner beans are a good source of Vitamin C, folate and iron, and have a high fibre content. 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)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £1.99

Pea 'Lincoln' - Heritage (Early Maincrop)

Pisum sativum

 Customer Rating

Early Maincrop.

Pea 'Lincoln' produces curving green pods, each containing up to 9 tender peas with an outstanding sweet flavour. This heritage early maincrop variety is reliable and well known for producing heavy crops with regular picking. Height: 75cm (30"). 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 (250 pea seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £2.09

Top Bean Collection

Phaseolus vulgaris, Vicia faba, Phaseolus coccineus, Dwarf Bean, Broad Bean, Runner Bean

Thompson & Morgan's Vegetable Product Manager, Colin Randel has specially selected four of our best bean varieties to include in this special collection. These superb beans provide excellent yields over a long cropping period with a delicious home-grown flavour.


  • Collection includes 1 packet each of:
  • Dwarf Bean Opera: - This early maturing Kenyan-type produces heavy crops of slim, dark green 10cm (4") stringless pods over a long cropping season.
  • Broad Bean De Monica: - (White seeded). The earliest maturing broad bean variety from a spring sowing, giving high yields of 15cm (6") pods filled with 4-5 large seeds per pod.
  • Runner Bean Firestorm: - The first scarlet-flowered runner bean that is completely self fertile, producing sweet and tender stringless beans.
  • Runner Bean Snowstorm: - A higher percentage of 'self setting' than 'Moonlight' with pure white flowers that looks equally at home in the flower border as well as the vegetable plot.
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    • 4 packets (195 seeds in total)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
    • SAVE £2.87  
    • £12.86 £9.99

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: Within 3 days
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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)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £3.69

Pea 'Tendrilla'

Pisum sativum

  • New in 2014

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").



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 3 days
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    • £2.69

Climbing Bean 'Monte Cristo'

Phaseolus vulgaris, French Bean, Green Bean

  • New in 2014
  • 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:

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    • 1 packet (40 climbing bean seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £2.69

Dwarf Bean 'Mascaret'

Phaseolus vulgaris, French Bean, Green Bean, Bush Bean

  • New in 2014
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.


Useful links:

Companion Planting

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    • 1 packet (80 bean seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £2.69

Dwarf Bean 'Mascotte'

Phaseolus vulgaris, French Bean, Green Bean, Bush Bean

This compact, floriferous 'daisy' type produces all of its flowers and pods at the top of the plant making it much easier to harvest. The slender, stringless, mid-green pods are produced in abundance over a long cropping period and have a superb flavour. Dwarf Bean ‘Mascotte’ is neat and bushy with a compact root system that makes it perfect for growing in window boxes, containers and raised beds. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 30cm (12"). More info
    • 1 packet (75 bean seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £1.99

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 3 days
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    • £2.99