Bean French Climbing

Bean French Climbing

Bean French Climbing
They like to start off in a warmer soil so do not sow them earlier than mid April unless you warm the soil with cloches, alternatively start them in modules indoors. Help these climb by training them up canes either in a wigwam or a line. All French beans respond well to regular picking when the pods are 8-10cm long. This will encourage a long season which can last from late July to late September. Longer beans can be shelled and used as flageolets while towards the end of the season you can chose to dry the whole plant & shell the remaining dry beans (haricots) for use over the winter

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An established variety that is very productive. The dark green pencil pods can be cooked whole when young; the bean seeds are white and can be dried for winter use. Price for 50 seeds
£1.20 *

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Giving you superb quality beans over a long harvest period, Cobra has bright green pencil pods that are very straight and smooth and grow to about 20cm long. It is also a disease resistant variety. This is a professional quality bean that we are bringing to you in a garden size quantity and a price to match. Price for 50 seeds
£1.95 *

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This is an heirloom variety with purple pods that can be easily spotted amongst the green leaves and harvested over many weeks. It is strong growing with an excellent flavour at all stages. Pods can be harvested young for whole use or left for longer and shelled for flageolets and even makes an excellent dried bean at the end of the season. Price for 50 seeds
£1.30 *

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This black seeded variety is particularly long cropping and should supply you steadily from late may right through to September – a real boon if you find it hard to keep up with picking as the pods are slow to turn seedy! Price for 50 seeds

£1.30 *

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If you ever find it hard to spot the pods amongst the leaves then this variety is for you. The delicious flat pods are bright yellow. Indeed they look so good you may well be tempted to grow them in your border. Height 1.5m-1.6m (5 to 6ft) Price for 50 seeds
£1.95 *

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This very popular and very tasty bean is a white seeded and flat podded variety. The pods are about 2cm wide and can grow to 25cm long. It is happy sown early from mid-April and will crop abundantly in July and August. A super choice.

 Price for 50 seeds

£1.50 *

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Lovely smooth pencil pods show up as a lighter green against the darker leaves. Saultana is tasty, stringless, prolific, white seeded, and crops over a long time: a very high quality choice.  The plants, although tall, do not try to reach for the sky!

Price for 50 seeds. 

£1.95 / set(s) *

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Vigorous and productive Algarve produces lovely green beans, totally stringless, and doesn’t seem to mind what the weather throws at it. The flat pods can grow to 25cm while the plants can reach 2m. Its AGM reflect the quality of this variety Price for 50 seeds
£1.75 *

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Spectacular green pods with red splashes make them much easier to find amongst the foliage. The colour disappears when cooked but the flavour doesn’t. Pick young and cook whole or sliced or leave the pods at the end of the season for drying. They are super in winter casseroles. Price for 50 seeds

£1.50 *

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