Beans (Climbing) Growing Guide
Crop Rotation Group
Legumes (Pea and Bean family) ●
Rich soil, well-drained but with plenty of organic matter to retain moisture.
Sun or partial shade.
Sweetcorn, Lovage, Marjoram, Parsley, Pumpkin, Squash and Sunflower.
Single Plants: 25cm (9") each way (minimum)
Rows: 15cm (5") with 35cm (1' 1") row gap (minimum)
Sow and Plant
Sow direct into ground from spring after the risk of frost has passed.
Our Garden Planner can produce a personalized calendar of when to sow, plant and harvest for your area.
Strong supports needed for climbing varieties. Supply plenty of water to the roots from flowering through to harvest.
Pick pods young before they get stringy.
Scarlet runner beans prefer cooler temperatures than regular beans, high temperatures can result in low pod set.
Planting and Harvesting Calendar
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