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Dwarf French Bean Seeds - Purple Teepee
£2.19
Dwarf French Bean Seeds - Purple Teepee Dwarf French Bean Seeds - Purple Teepee

Dwarf French Bean Seeds - Purple Teepee

Phaseolus coccineus

Delicious, attractive, round purple pods approximately 15cm (6") in length, stringless when young. High yielding. Tasty when cooked and eaten in salads, or boiled conventionally (though the pods turn green on cooking). Maturing time 12 weeks from sowing. Also known as Kidney Beans. This variety has been trialled, tested and is recommended by the National Institute of Agricultural Botany.

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Grown on tee-pee shaped plants

Delicious, attractive, round purple pods approximately 15cm (6") in length, stringless when young. High yielding. Tasty when cooked and eaten in salads, or boiled conventionally (though the pods turn green on cooking). Maturing time 12 weeks from sowing. Also known as Kidney Beans. This variety has been trialled, tested and is recommended by the National Institute of Agricultural Botany.

Short bushy plants produce heavy crops of delicious, slim, fleshy beans. For early crops in June, sow mid March onwards in rows 30cm (1') apart and 5cm (2") deep, setting the seed 15cm (6") apart. Cover with cloches to exclude frost. For July-October crops sow from late April onwards in rows 60cm (2') apart setting the seeds 15cm (6"). Row 18m (60'), except where stated.

Colour:Purple

Hardiness:5 degrees

Resistance to Disease:False

Seeds:True

Bulbs:False

Shrubs:False

Tree:False

Plants:False

Aftercare - Easy:True

Aftercare - Moderate:False

Aftercare - High:False

Scented:False

Height:41-50cm

Cut Flower:False

Edible Flower:False

Spread:31-40cm

Spacing:31-40cm

Organic:False

Good For Dried Flowers:False

Drought Resistant:False

RHS Award of Garden Merit:False

Vegetables recommended by the NIAB:False

Award Winners in Fleuroselect Trials:False

Likes Acidic Soil:False

Containers:True

Hanging Baskets:False

Beds & Borders:True

Rockeries:False

Climbers:False

Greenhouse, Glass House or Home:False

Prefers Full Sun:True

Grows in Sun or Partial Shade:False

Grows in Sun or Shade:False

Partial or Full Shade:False

Shade:False

F1 Variety:False

Hardy Annual:False

Half Hardy Annual:True

Greenhouse Annual:False

Hardy Biennial:False

Greenhouse Biennial:False

Hardy Perennial:False

Tender Perennial:False

Half Hardy Perennial:False

Greenhouse Perennial:False

Shrub:False

Butterflies:False

Birds:False

Bees:False

For early crops - sow in pots and plant out. Use polythene or fleece to warm soil prior to sowing. HEALTH BENEFITS: Medium levels vitamin A (For growth, healthy hair, skin, bones, teeth and eyes as well as resistance to respiratory infections). COOKING HINTS - Use fresh or freeze. Cook pencil types whole or slice flat types. Never eat pods raw.

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