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  • runner bean / Phaseolus coccineus 'Snowstorm'
  • Eventual height: 1.8m
  • Eventual spread: 0.6m

bean (runner) 'Snowstorm'

runner bean / Phaseolus coccineus 'Snowstorm'

RHS award of garden merit £3.49
Pot size approx 40 seeds
approx 40 seeds
Quantity

  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: deep and fertile with reliable moisture

    A modern British bred, white flowered variety with improved flavour and significantly higher yields even in high temperatures or poor weather. A result of careful breeding with French bean varieties. Pods grow up to 30cm in length.
    Winner of an Royal Horticultural Society, Award of Garden Merit for reliability and good performance.
    Part of the seed range produced by Mr Fothergill’s Seeds in partnership with the RHS.

  • Growing Instructions:Choose a spot in full sun with the richest soil you can provide: dig in plenty of well-rotted organic matter before planting. From late spring sow seeds direct 5cm deep and about 20cm apart and support with sturdy hazel bean poles. Protect seedlings from slugs and squash blackfly as soon as they appear on shoot tips. Runner beans make very beautiful and productive annual climbers in the ornamental garden too: grow on fences or up wigwams in the flower borders.

  • Sow: April - July

  • Harvest: July - October

  • Approximate quantity: 40 seeds.

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