French Bean 'Borlotta' ORGANIC
Seeds per pack; approx. 20
French Beans (Phaseolus vulgaris) are half-hardy annuals with a long cropping season.
Beans are a good source of Vitamin A and freeze well.
Borlotta is the climbing variety of Borlotti beans. It produces long, beautifully coloured, green pods that are mottled with bright red streaks.
Can be eaten when young and tender but are more often left to mature for use as dried beans.
Sow from March-April in pots undercover, May-June direct outdoors.
Sow seeds approx. 2cm deep.
Once danger of frost has passed, gradually acclimatise plants before planting out at about 20cm apart.
Direct sow beans from May at 2cm deep, 20cm apart and rows spaced 60cm apart.
Keep plants well watered, especially during hot and dry conditions.
grow beans up canes, trellis or a wigwam structure to provide support.
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