Bean : Runner Bean : Red Rum
SowingPrefers to be grown in fertile, moist yet well drained soil which has had plenty of well rotted compost dug into it the previous autumn. To ensure pods mature in cool weather in mid-summer to mature in fall, sow directly into the garden when there is no risk of frost 5cm (2in) deep, 2 seeds every 30cm (12in) in rows 38cm (15in) apart.GrowingRemove weaker seedlings after germination. Make sure your soil is warm and avoid it becoming baked hard. Provide poles, trellis or mesh for them to climb.Aftercare Water regularly and liquid feed every 14 days as the beans form. A thick mulch will help conserve moisture. Pick the beans regularly a little on the young side to ensure top quality and prolonged cropping. (60 days to harvest).Floweringcropping40 DaysPlant typeVegetable
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