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If you are short on space, grow this attractive variety in pots where its striking, purple-podded beans make quite a feature borne above the green foliage. The beans, which turn green when cooked, have a marvellous flavour and are stringless when picked young.
Sow indoors April to May, one or two seeds per pot. Keep moist. Temperature Approx. 60°F/15°C Harden off outside from May. Transplant to final position after risk of frost. Sow outdoors Mid to early July. Depth 2in/5cm deep. Spacing 8in/20cm apart. Harvest June onwards. Tip: encourage flowers to set by misting with tepid water. Suitable for freezing.
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