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Red Flowered This is, of course, one of the outstanding runners for exhibition work (and has been for many years), but grow it also for its high yields of tasty pods, which can often reach 50cm/20in long.
Sow outdoors May to July. Depth 2in/5cm Sow indoors April, in trays or singly in peat pots. Protect from frost in a greenhouse or cold frame Harden off/Plant out Late May to early June to final position. Water well and remove weeds as they appear. Keep the roots cool with a mulch of rotted lawn clippings etc. or a cover of black polythene punctured with a fork. Support: With bean frames, canes or netting. Harvest July onwards. Harvest regularly to encourage a continuous supply of beans. Suitable for freezing.
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