Clone East, Monamolin, Gorey, Ireland, Y25 H721
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Bean ‘Scarlet Emperor’ (Runner Bean) Phaseolus coccineus


Organic Seed.  Red flowering, climbing variety with a slightly rough-skinned bean.  They can be up to 30cm long with an excellent flavour. Runner beans are more suited to the Irish climate than French beans.  They have long, flat pods

Cultivation:   Grow in deep, rich fertile soil with plenty of compost or well-rotted manure dug in.   Runner beans like a sheltered but sunny site.  A good sturdy support is needed.

Pests & Diseases:   Slugs are a nuisance to young plants and grey mould can be a problem in a cool, damp Summer.

SKU: N/A Category: Product ID: 3961


Family: Fabaceae
Seedling Spacing: 2 to 3 seedlings per cane
Row Spacing: 80cm x 80cm between poles
Harvest: August to Mid-October
Good Companion: Borage, cabbage, carrot, cauliflower, marigold
  squash, strawberry, sweetcorn and tomato
Bad Companion: Chives, fennel, garlic and leek


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