Runner Bean DuoPhaseolus vulgaris

Half-hardy Annual

What is Half-Hardy Annual?
A plant that completes its entire life cycle (growth, reproduction, death) in one season.
Can be grown outdoors but requires winter protection from frosts and temperatures below 0C.

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Bumper harvests of blooms followed with beans

Easy to grow

Excellent quality pods

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Height Up to 50cm (20in)
Spread Up to 50cm (20in)

Half-hardy Annual

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Description

This collection of runner beans will give you unbeatable garden performance, ensuring you a heavy crop through mid summer and you'll still be picking beans well into October. Easy to pick on upright stems. When these two splendid varieties are paired together, they will make an attractive display on your vegetable plot. This collection comprises: Runner Bean 'Scarlet Empire' and Runner Bean 'White Swan'.

Runner Bean 'White Swan' is a white-flowered, white-seeded variety. This vigorous variety produces excellent quality pods about 28cm long. Height: 3m (10'). Spread: 30cm (12").

Runner Bean 'Scarlet Empire' has been bred from 'Scarlet Emperor', a kitchen garden favourite for over 100 years. This variety' 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").

This mix is the perfect duo of runner beans, supplied as established plants ready to go into the garden on their arrival. They are easy to grow and provide a decent crop.


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More Info
When growing runner beans provide a thick mulch of organic matter around the base of the plants to help conserve moisture and reduce weed growth. Water runner beans regularly, particularly as the flowers develop, and provide a liquid feed every 14 days during mid-summer. Pinch out the tips of the beans when they reach the top of their supports. Beans can be harvested from July onwards. Pick the beans regularly and a little on the young side to ensure top quality and prolonged cropping. Culinary note: Suitable for freezing. Caution: Cook runner beans before eating to avoid discomfort.
Delivery

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £2.99.

Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £5.99.

Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £6.99 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.

Large items may incur a higher delivery charge - this will be displayed in your shopping basket.

Please see our Delivery page for further details, and more information on different charges that may apply to certain destinations.

For more information on how we send your plants please visit our Helpful Guide on plant sizes.

Thompson & Morgan strives to ensure that all its plants are delivered to you in the perfect condition for planting. Sadly, the time it takes to deliver to certain locations in the UK means that we can't guarantee this, so regretfully we are unable to ship live plants to the following areas: HS, IV41-IV49, IV51, IV55-56, KW15-KW17, PA34, PA41-48, PA60-PA78, PA80, PH40-PH44, TR21-TR24, ZE1-ZE3

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