Bean, Runner (Scarlet)

$3.00

If grown for the showy sprays of bright flowers, keep the beans picked to encourage flowers. Pods filled with large 1” beans that are delicious eaten as shell beans or dried. Flowers and very young bean pods are also edible. Vigorous twining stems that need strong support. Native to the mountains of Mexico and Central America, they produce more pods in cooler weather.

65 days to bloom, up to 120 days for dry beans. Traditional variety with brilliant red flowers and 8” pods containing burgundy and black speckled beans. An heirloom listed in “The Gardener’s Dictionary” by English botanist Philip Miller in 1735.

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Additional information

Exposure

Full Sun

Height

10'h

Organic

Not organic

Latin name

Phaseolus coccineus

Grower

Seed Savers Exchange

Seeds per packet

25