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  • Eventual height: 3m
  • Eventual spread: 0.6m

bean (runner) 'Stardust'

runner bean or Phaseolus coccineus 'Stardust'

RHS award of garden merit RHS endorsed product
approx 50 seeds £3.60
  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: deep and fertile with reliable moisture

    A modern variety bred in the UK and ideally suited to our climate, maximum crop yields. The self-fertile white flowers give fantastic results, as sweeter tasting pods. Surplus pods will freeze well.
    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:Sow in a prepared seed bed, delay sowing if soil is cold or waterlogged Sow two seeds together, spacing 30cm apart, in rows 45cm apart Cover with 5cm of fine soil. Firm gently and keep moist. When large enough thin to strongest seedling. Train up poles or netting. Keep moist and weed free.
    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: 50 seeds.