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D.T. Brown Runner Bean Scarlet Runner
Phaeolus coccineus - Scarlet Runner Bean
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This variety produces long, green flat pods with brilliant scarlet orange flowers. They're a heavy cropper of excellent quality that can be eaten sliced or steamed. It's a very versatile bean and the pods become tender with a delicious flavour when cooked. The wine pink seeds can also be dried and used as a winter bean. The pretty red flowers are ideal in borders. Suitable for deep-freezing.


Colour — Red
Frost Sensitive
Flower Colour — Red
Light Requirements — Full sun, Part Shade
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Planting Advice

Keep the site weed free. Harvest eight to ten weeks from sowing. Pick when tender every four to five days. Spray flowers with water to help pods set.

Watering needs

Water well and mulch to keep roots cool during hot weather