Beans (Runner) Growing Guide
Crop Rotation Group
Legumes (Pea and Bean family) ●
Rich soil, well-drained but with plenty of organic matter to retain moisture.
Sun or partial shade.
Single Plants: 20cm (7") each way (minimum)
Rows: 15cm (5") with 30cm (11") row gap (minimum)
Sow and Plant
Sow under cover in mid spring or direct into ground from late spring.
Our Garden Planner can produce a personalised calendar of when to sow, plant and harvest for your area.
Strong supports needed for climbing varieties. Supply plenty of water to the roots from flowering through to harvest.
Pick pods young before they get stringy.
Planting and Harvesting Calendar
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