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No plot is complete without the runner beans! They're fairly easy to grow but for help in growing runner beans check out our guide here: Grow Your Own Runner Beans

Beans, Runner Seeds

Beans, Runner Seeds

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RHS Award of Garden Merit

Bean : Runner Bean : Celebration

The pods of Runner Bean 'Celebration' are fleshy, straight, smooth, and almost stringless when young. With its pretty peach-pink flowers this attractive runner bean will look equally at home in your vegetable plot or your flower borders. Height: 3m (10'). Spread: 30cm (12"). Good source of Vitamin C, folate and iron and high in fibre.

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Runner Bean : Polestar

Sow mid April indoors for transplanting or late April to late June outdoors. Sow in 7.5cm (3in) pots at 18-20C (64-68F), 4cm (1 1/2") deep.

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Armstrong

Considered by many to be the best flavoured runner ever, this stringless Enorma-type runner bean is high yielding and early cropping.

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Bean : Dwarf Runner Bean : Hestia

A superb variety with all the best characteristics of modern runner beans, but on dwarf plants. Early to crop, often before standard types, with a good yield of tasty, long, straight, stringless pods, held above the soil to avoid disease. Ideal for small

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RHS Award of Garden Merit

Bean : Runner Bean : Desiree

In recent years we have introduced and developed vegetables that have achieved real steps forward in yield, flavour, space saving, disease tolerance; etc. This bean fits into this category and is outstanding in every way. Almost foolproof, it attains huge

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RHS Award of Garden Merit

Bean : Runner Bean : Enorma

An appropriate name for a runner bean with enormously long 50cm (20in), smooth slender pods. Early, very high yields with plenty of vigour. Apart from its good flavour, 'Enorma' is an ideal variety to grow for exhibitions. Given an R.H.S Award of Merit.

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RHS Award of Garden Merit

Bean : Runner Bean : Lady Di

Superb long, slim, fleshy completely stringless 12 inch pods with a very slow seed development resulting in heavy crops of tender delicious dark green pods over a long season.

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RHS Award of Garden Merit

Bean : Runner Bean : Red Rum

A very early cropper producing lots of pods and very little foliage, resulting in a tremendous crop of succulent 6-8in pods. Excellent for organic gardeners as this variety is Halo Blight tolerant. This means it will keep on cropping whilst other varietie

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RHS Award of Garden Merit

Bean : Runner Bean : White Lady

A premier variety in every way. The pure white flowers are less prone to being picked by birds, so the resulting crop is much greater. Plus, this variety sets better than any other when it comes to high temperatures. The long, mid green pods with white se

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RHS Award of Garden Merit

Bean : Runner Bean : Wisley Magic

Highly commended in the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit trials, this prestigious variety gives the heaviest yields of any garden variety. Long, smooth, straight quality pods 37cm (15 inches) with a delicious flavour, and produced over

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RHS Award of Garden Merit

Benchmaster

Benchmaster boasts an excellent flavour and a long harvest period. Not only a great culinary variety but also ideal for the exhibition bench. A top quality, red-flowered, British-bred bean.

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Best Of All

Heavy crop of medium length pods in large clusters. Can be picked over a long season.

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Butler

Strong growing plants which crop over a long period. Medium length, very fleshy pods which are quite stringless.

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RHS Award of Garden Merit

Celebration

Not only does this delicious English bred variety give you good, very early pickings of smooth, 28-30cm (11-12") long pods, it also boasts good rust resistance.

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RHS Award of Garden Merit

Celebration Seeds

Stunning salmon-pink flowers! A very early maturing English-bred runner bean, which produces a good crop of smooth, tasty pods up to 30cm (12") in length. Good rust resistance.

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RHS Award of Garden Merit

Enorma

Short-jointed plants producing an enormous crop of very long, smooth, slender beans of excellent shape and colour.

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Hestia

A first class, very disease resistant and easy to grow dwarf variety, bearing heavy crops of stringless, high quality and delicious beans. With its attractive bicolour red and white flowers, it also makes an appealing addition to the flower garden. Ideal for exposed gardens or patio containers. Height approximately 45cm (18").

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Hestia Seeds

A superb, disease resistant and easy to grow dwarf runner bean (ideal for exposed gardens and container growing), bearing heavy crops of stringless, high quality and delicious beans. With its attractive bicolour red and white flowers, it also makes an ideal addition to the flower garden. Low growing variety. Height 45cm (18").

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Jackpot Mix

A cross between dwarf french beans and runner beans, producing huge yields of full size runner beans from compact plants.

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Kelvedon Stringless Seeds

Early and high yielding, producing delicious stringless pods about 25cm (10") long. Resistant to Common Bean Mosaic and Anthracnose. Can also be used as a 'pinch' bean, where the growing tip is removed when plant is about 30cm (12") tall to promote earlier flowering and cropping. Maturing 12-16 weeks from sowing.

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RHS Award of Garden Merit

Lady Di

A first-rate, stringless runner bean, producing an abundant crop of 25-30cm (10-12") long beans over a long period. Very good flavour and popular with local allotment holders who have trialled it.

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RHS Award of Garden Merit

Moonlight

Moonlight produces masses of flowers that self-pollinate well, ensuring good set even in poor weather, and a bumper crop of delicious, smooth, stringless pods.

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Painted Lady

Produces a heavy crop of medium length pods over a long season if picked regularly. The perfect choice for the flower garden where it complements climbing plants such as sweet peas.

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Polestar

Bred in Britain. Completely stringless with smooth, fleshy pods. Early, and crops heavily.

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Prizewinner

Good crop of medium length pods of fine flavour.

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RHS Award of Garden Merit

Runner Bean : St George

RHS AGM Winner, producing the heaviest yield of quality pods at the most recent Wisley Runner Bean trial. British bred bicoloured red and white flower, much earlier, heavier cropping with superior quality, smoother, fleshy, pale green 25-30cm pods when compared to 'Painted Lady'. The straight pods of Runner Bean St George have good 'snap' with little string or fibre if picked regularly whilst young.

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Scarlet Emperor

Very early, and can be grown on supports or as a ground bean.

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RHS Award of Garden Merit

St George

In recent RHS trials, St George emerged as the highest-yielding runner bean. Semi-stringless and good flavoured, its attractive bicoloured red-and-white flowers are an added bonus.

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RHS Award of Garden Merit

St George Seeds

The heaviest-cropping runner bean in recent RHS trials, providing a bountiful harvest of fine-flavoured, semi-stringless beans. The attractive bi-coloured red-and-white flowers are an added bonus.

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RHS Award of Garden Merit

White Apollo

Superb quality, excellently flavoured, good straight beans up to 32cm (13") long. Very prolific fruit setting and heavy cropping.

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