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Bean, Climbing

Scarlet Runner

(Phaseolus coccineus)

Old standard variety, vigorous climber, Known as Seven Year Bean as it re-sprouts from its roots. Attractive scarlet flowers. Black and purple seeds used to make bean jewelery. Originally from south American highlands and best suited to cooler climates, large, quality pods. Despite conflicting reports the roots are poisonous. 65-90 days.

Seed count: 1/g.

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Eden Seeds
Packet (22 seeds) $3.50

General information:

Bean, Climbing

Phaseolus vulgaris

A most popular vegetable. Takes little room, high yielding and nutritious. It bears later but longer than bush beans and ensures a continuous supply. Grows well in all soils if not waterlogged. Does best in near neutral conditions. Sow after frost.

3-4 seeds per gram

Bean, Climbing planting information:

When To Plant In Australia
Tropics:All Year
Seed Sowing
Plant space cm:10-20
Row space cm:100
Depth cm:2-3
Best soil temp:16-30 °C
Sow after frost:Yes
Other Info
Number of seeds per gram:3-4
Rate per hectare:50kg
Average days to maturity:65-80
Seed savers needed
Edible Flowers
Sprout & Eat
Sprout & Cut
Companion Planting
Try these plants as good neighbours for Bean, Climbing
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