Seed Freaks - Bean - Scarlet Runner
Seed Freaks – Bean – Scarlet Runner
BEAN: SCARLET RUNNER
Grown as both an edible bean and an ornamental.
Grows vigorously to 1.8m tall and requires trellising.
Eat pods young as they can become stringy. They will readily cross with other runner bean varieties.
WHEN TO PLANT
Cool Climate: OCT, NOV, DEC, JAN, FEB. In trays till after risk of frost.
Temperate: SEP – MAR
Sub – Tropical: APR, AUG – NOV
Tropical: MAR – AUG
Arid: MAR – MAY, SEP – NOV
Rich, well-drained soil
Direct sow 5cm deep. Water once after sowing and not again till they germinate, usually 10-15 days after planting.
Space 15cm apart. Train up a fence of trellis.
Pick daily to encourage production.
DAYS TO HARVEST
APPROX 30 SEEDS
OPEN POLLINATED SEED 100% TASMANIAN GROWN