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Phaseolus coccineus 'Kelvedon Stringless'

Runner bean

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Key information

Plant type

Vegetable

Flower colour

Red

Hardiness

Tender

Skill level

Beginner

photo by Mark Bolton, copyright GAP Photos (90822)

Plant details

This variety is earlier and higher yielding than 'Kelvedon Wonder'. It produces long, stringless pods which have a delicious flavour. It also shows good resistance to common bean mosaic virus and anthracnose. Sow indoors in colder areas to transplant after the last spring frost. Or you can sow the seed directly outside in late May and June.

Family: Fabaceae/Papilionaceae

Genus: Phaseolus

Species: coccineus

Cultivar: Kelvedon Stringless

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: March to June


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