VEGETABLE CLIMBING FRENCH PURPLE BEAN BLAUHILDE

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A reliable, attractive and extremely purple-skinned climbing French bean which harvests continuously over a long period from July to October.  Can be eaten in salads or turns dark green when cooked.

  • Seed Count: 100

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VEGETABLE CLIMBING FRENCH PURPLE BEAN BLAUHILDE

VEGETABLE CLIMBING FRENCH PURPLE BEAN BLAUHILDE. A reliable, attractive and extremely purple-skinned climbing French bean which harvests continuously over a long period from July to October.  Can be eaten in salads or turns dark green when cooked.   Flowers are purple and very attractive in a border. Good resistance to Bean Mosaic Virus.   Height: 180cm (70″). Spread: 30cm (12″).

Cultivation Advice VEGETABLE CLIMBING FRENCH PURPLE BEAN BLAUHILDE

  • 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 (heat required for good germination) 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.