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The nursery is open BY APPOINTMENT ONLY as we are relocating to an adjacent site and are in the process of moving plants over. Please ring us on 07890 527744 before visiting, the main nursery 'phone is not always manned. 

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Climbing French Bean Cosse Violette Seeds

Climbing French Bean Cosse Violette Seeds
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Price:  £1.95
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Availability:  

  

19 in stock

Size/Qty:  70 seeds approx


Sun/ Shade:  Sun
Height:  medium (up to 6 feet)
Sow:  April to June


An attractive purple-podded French bean with a great flavour and long cropping period. Lavender flowers add to the attraction. Pods turn green when cooked.

Sow April- June. Early sowings should be made in pots in the greenhouse to be planted out at the end of May or direct sow in the ground at the end of May. (Bean plants are frost tender)

Space plants about 20cm apart

Plants will need tall canes or a trellis to grow up. Water regularly when they get going. Protect young plants from slugs and snails. Once they get away though they won't be bothered by them.

Pick beans regularly. If you have too many they freeze really well

 


Mainland UK  £8.50-£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1-IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value applies please click here for details) FREE
Seeds & cuttings only  £2 Collect from our Nursery (Elmsett, Suffolk, IP7 6LZ) FREE
Scottish Highlands & offshore Islands From £10    

 

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Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Size/Qty" on product information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall