Heavy crops of smooth textured, dark-green pod. Red flowered Runner Bean 'Scarlet Emperor' is excellent for freezing and for exhibition. Runner beans are a good source of Vitamin C, folate and iron, and have a high fibre content.
Sow in moist compost
When beans come through the compost, move the pot to a bright position
When frosts have gone plant me outside in a sunny position 45cm apart
Advice & Tips:
Try growing runner beans with sweet peas to attract pollinating insects to the flowers, and Nasturtiums to draw aphids away from your crop.