Climbing French bean
Climbing french bean 'Trionfo Violetto'
Common Name: Climbing French bean
Species: french bean
Cultivar: 'Trionfo Violetto'
Category: Fruit & Vegetables
Growth Rate: Fast growing
|Hardiness: Half-Hardy||Height: 0.45 m (45 cm)|
|Sun/Shade: Full sun||Spread: 0.30 m (30 cm)|
Soil Type: Normal/Loam
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained
Sow Depth: 3.0 cm
Sow Spacing: 8.0 cm
Harvest: June to October
Months to Sow Ouside: April to July
A stringless purple climbing French bean around 15cm long which turns green when cooked. It has excellent flavour.
- Growing Instructions:
Sow outside - April to July when the air temperature is above 15°C
Sow 2-5cm deep 8cm apart in rows 30cm apart. Thin plants to 15/20cm apart or sow in blocks with plants 15 cm apart each way. Plant with lots of organic matter at the roots and feed once in flower with a high-potash fertiliser to prolong cropping.
Harvest - June to October
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