Bean Seeds - Runner

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Celebration Large clusters of salmon-pink flowers are followed by 25cm (10”) long pods. This early, high-yielding runner bean grows 2.4m (8’) with heavy production in August and September. Celebration is the recipient of the RHS Award of Garden Merit. It was a hit from our field trials, attracting hummingbirds and bumblebees all summer. Matures in 60-70 days. (Open-pollinated seeds)

Snowstorm is an improved runner bean with clusters of showy white flowers that are followed by long, sweet, tender pods. The pods are straight and smooth, and stringless if harvested at 20-25cm (8-10") long, but will mature to a full 30cm (12") in length. The mature beans can be dried for use in soups and stews all winter long. Grow Snowstorm runner beans up a tall, strong trellis, and it will reach 3m (10') or higher by mid-summer. Snowstorm is a winner of the prestigious RHS Award of Garden Merit. Matures in 65-75 days. (Open-pollinated seeds)

Firestorm By carefully crossing traditional runner beans with French filet beans, the breeders of Firestorm have produced highly productive runner beans with improved texture and flavour. Enjoy the stringless immature pods whole or allow the tender seeds inside to mature for use in soups and stews. Or wait for the full size pods at 25cm (10") long for drying to enjoy over the winter months. Firestorm is a vigorous, productive variety, with clusters of fiery red flowers that are followed by abundant pods. Matures in 65-75 days. (Open-pollinated seeds)

Scarlet Emperor The large clusters of beautiful scarlet flowers and rapid, vigorous, sprawling growth make Scarlet Emperor an ideal choice for screens, trellises, and balconies. The long pods are tender and tasty when picked small. If undisturbed, the roots may overwinter and re-grow the following spring in mild winter areas. Even if it doesn’t come back as a perennial, the seeds are large and easy to harvest and dry for future plantings. The seeds are black, streaked with purple. Grow Scarlet Emperor runner beans up a tall, strong trellis, and it will reach 3m (10') or higher by mid-summer. Matures in 75 days. (Open-pollinated seeds)