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Runner bean

Phaseolus coccineus 'Red Rum runner bean'

Also known as

Bean

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

10a

USDA zone

-1°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

3m

Max

1m

2m

Min

70cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Runner bean Overview

It will produce a heavy yield of pods about 7 in. long. It has a good early and late yield; slim, straight, stringless pods, of medium length

Common problems with Runner bean

How to propagate Runner bean

Seed

You can propagate from seeds in the autumn or spring.

Other uses of Runner bean

Culinary