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Scarlet Runner Bean
Phaseolus coccineus
Duration: Annual
When to Sow: Spring Ease of Germination: Easy
Originally from the mountains of Central America, the runner bean has firmly planted itself in gardens and cuisines far and wide. It features prominently in regional dishes in Greece, Spain, Germany and Austria, and is a perennial favourite in British gardens. Not only is it a versatile food plant with edible flowers, beans, and roots, it has eye-catching scarlet flowers that add a wonderful "cottage garden" look to the vegetable patch. The young tender beans are cooked like snap beans while the mature beans can be shelled and eaten either fresh or dried. Easy to grow. Needs a trellis or pole for support. 65 days.
S8044 Seeds $3.25/pkt
S8044 Bulk Seeds $13.00/100g, $79.00/1000g
Currency: United States Dollar

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