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Attractive enough for the back of the flower border, this climbing bean has dramatic , very darkly coloured pods, which turn green when steamed or boiled. The flavour is outstanding and it is slightly earlier cropping than runner beans.
Sow indoors April to May, singly in pots of compost. Depth 1in/2.5cm Harden off from late May. Transplant to final position in June. Sow outdoors May to June Depth 2in/5cm. Spacing 8in/20cm. Train up canes or netting. Harvest June onwards. Tip: encourage flowers to set by misting with tepid water. Suitable for freezing.
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