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Runner Bean Seeds - Sunset
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Runner Bean Seeds - Sunset

Runner Bean Seeds - Sunset

Phaseolus coccineus

 “A heritage runner bean with a unique difference. ‘Sunset’ is the only runner bean to have peachy pink flowers rather than the usual red or white.  A superb plant to grow not only in the veg garden, but in the flower border too. Growing to around 180cm (6’), the plants will provide you with masses of beans which taste fantastic. The beans can also be shelled and dried for use in casseroles during the winter months. Don’t forget that ‘Sunset’ flowers are edible and a great garnish to any food.” RHS Award of Garden Merit winner.
 

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 “A heritage runner bean with a unique difference. ‘Sunset’ is the only runner bean to have peachy pink flowers rather than the usual red or white.  A superb plant to grow not only in the veg garden, but in the flower border too. Growing to around 180cm (6’), the plants will provide you with masses of beans which taste fantastic. The beans can also be shelled and dried for use in casseroles during the winter months. Don’t forget that ‘Sunset’ flowers are edible and a great garnish to any food.” RHS Award of Garden Merit winner.
 

Colour:Green

Resistance to Disease:False

Seeds:True

Bulbs:False

Shrubs:False

Tree:False

Plants:False

Aftercare - Easy:False

Aftercare - Moderate:False

Aftercare - High:False

Scented:False

Height:151-200cm

Cut Flower:False

Edible Flower:False

Organic:False

Good For Dried Flowers:False

Drought Resistant:False

RHS Award of Garden Merit:True

Vegetables recommended by the NIAB:False

Award Winners in Fleuroselect Trials:False

Likes Acidic Soil:False

Containers:False

Hanging Baskets:False

Beds & Borders:True

Rockeries:False

Climbers:False

Greenhouse, Glass House or Home:False

Prefers Full Sun:False

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:False

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

Recent research suggests that evening watering of the roots increases pod set and subsequent cropping. Sow under cover in April for early crops, planting out in late May. For early crops sown outdoors, protect with fleece or cloches to warm the soil and protect the young plants. Sow outside 5–7.5cm (2–3") deep, spacing seeds 15cm (6") apart in double rows 45cm (18") apart. Allow a further 1.5m (5') between double rows. (Alternatively if space is limited, sow in circles and grow up canes in a ‘wigwam’ format.) Insert long cane supports or netting soon after germination/planting. Plants will reach a height of 1.8–2.1m (6–7').

Ideal for beds and borders. Prefers full sun or partial shade. Tasty, nutritious and easy to grow! Try varieties with different flower colours for a ‘wall of colour’.

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