Runner Bean St George Seeds


Catalogue Code: 1030-3184

RHS Award of Garden Merit
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Sow these Runner Bean St George Seeds under protection before planting outdoors. With just a little care you’ll produce amazing crops of tasty, fresh and healthy produce.

Key Features

  • Prefers full sun

Pack Contents: 50 Seeds Sufficient for 25ft / 7.5m Row


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.

Growing Calendar

J Jan F Feb M Mar A Apr M May J June J Jul A Aug S Sep O Oct N Nov D Dec
Sow Indoors
Sow Outdoors
Plant Outdoors

How to Guide

Sowing Indoors

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.

Sowing Outdoors

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.