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Phaseolus coccineus 'Streamline'

Runner bean

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Streamline' produces clusters of smooth and supple, delicious pods over a long period. The pods are up to 38cm (15in) long. This is a reliable, vigorous, early runner bean that will give you heavy crops. Runner beans are tender and are usually sown from May to June. If you sow them early, place the pots in a cold frame until the weather warms up.

Family: Papilionaceae

Genus: Phaseolus

Species: coccineus

Cultivar: Streamline

Plant type: Vegetable

Flower colour: Red

Foliage colour: Mid-green

Sun exposure: Full sun

Soil: Well-drained/light, Moist

Hardiness: Tender

Skill level: Experienced

Height: 300cm

Time to plant seeds: March to June

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