Vegetable Climbing French Bean Blue Lake

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Considered one of the gourmet varieties, these are a prolific producer defying the driest of summers, whilst remaining sugar sweet, `stringless’ and tender with medium length beans. Excellent and easy to deep freeze.

  • Seed Count: 325

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Vegetable Climbing French Bean Blue Lake

Considered one of the gourmet varieties, these are a prolific producer defying the driest of summers, whilst remaining sugar sweet, `stringless’ and tender with medium length beans. Excellent and easy to deep freeze. Can be grown against a trellis, on poles or up netting and can be interplanted with peas or runner beans required little or no maintenance.  White seeded variety. Height: 150cm (5′).

Cultivation Advice Vegetable Climbing French Bean Blue Lake

  • Time to harvest: 12-14 weeks
  • Germination time: 7-14 days
  • Planting Depth:  2 inch
  • Spacing, Row:  18 inches
  • Spacing, Seeds:   6-9 inches
  • Light:  Sunny Location
  • Beans are hungry crops that require ample organic matter dug in prior to sowing.
  • Sow in pots undercover in April for an earlier harvest or directly outside when all danger of frost has passed.
  • Protect young plants from pests.
  • Loosely tie in young plants to supports.
  • Feed once in flower with a high-potash fertiliser to prolong cropping.
  • Harvest Jun-Oct