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Phaseolus coccineus 'Enorma'

Runner bean

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Key information

Plant type

Vegetable

Flower colour

Red

Hardiness

Tender

Skill level

Beginner

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Plant details

Enorma' is a prize winning variety with extremely long , slender pods which are full of flavour. Sow seed directly outside, or start them off in pots in a cold frame, to transplant later. Don't be tempted to sow seed before the soil has warmed up well in your area. The Royal Horticultural Society have given it their prestigious Award of Garden Merit.

Family: Papilionaceae

Genus: Phaseolus

Species: coccineus

Cultivar: Enorma

Plant type: Vegetable

Flower colour: Red

Foliage colour: Mid-green

Sun exposure: Full sun

Soil: Well-drained/light, Moist

Hardiness: Tender

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 300cm

Time to plant seeds: May to June


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