Runner Bean St George produces an early, high yield of crisp, juicy pods with good snap.
St George out performed every other bean at RHS Wisley trials and the National Veg Society in 2008 - producing the heaviest crops by a mile.
The ornamental bi-colour flowers are an attractive red and white.
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How to Guide
Sow Runner Bean St George indoors April - May, singly in clean pots or module trays of compost 2in (5cm) deep. Water well and keep warm.
Sow Runner Bean St George outdoors May - June, direct into the required harvest position 2 seeds, 2in (5cm) deep, 8in (20cm) apart. Keep soil moist at all times.
Hardening Off/Planting Out
Plant out indoor raised crops of Sow Runner Bean St George May-June 8in (20cm) apart after the risk of frost has passed.
Runner beans require trellis or a 'wig wam' of canes to climb through. Pick beans young for best flavour.