Bean : Runner Bean : Achievement Merit
SowingSow mid April in pots indoors, plant out from end May. Early May - early July (outdoors). Sow 5cm (2in) deep in a well prepared soil. It is best to erect supports before planting. Allow 2 plants per pole placed at 15-20cm (6 to 8in) apart as a structure, or grow up netting or a 4 cane wigwam. Allow about 1 metre (3ft) between wigwams.GrowingWater copiously during dry weather, particularly when flowers are forming, as roots must never be allowed to dry out. Mulch heavily with compost/grass cuttings. Pinch out once plants have reached the tops of supports. Pick regularly to ensure continuous cropping.Aftercare Grows in any fertile soil in full sun.FloweringcroppingHarvest July to October.Plant typeVegetable
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