Clay / Heavy / Moist / Well Drained / Light / Sandy
Runner beans are incredibly easy to grow, bearing masses of long, sweet-tasting beans all summer long. There's a huge range of cultivars to choose from, bearing red, white or bi-coloured flowers, adding to their ornamental value.
Phaseolus coccineus 'Polestar' is a is a reliable runner bean variety, bearing heavy crops of smooth, fleshy pods with a good sweet flavour, over a long season. For the heaviest crops, grow Phaseolus coccineus 'Polestar' in a sheltered position and dig in plenty of organic matter into the soil before planting.
Phaseolus ‘Polestar’ and wildlife
Phaseolus ‘Polestar’ is known for attracting bees. It has nectar/pollen rich flowers.
Is Phaseolus ‘Polestar’ poisonous?
Phaseolus ‘Polestar’ has no toxic effects reported.