Phaseolus vulgaris (various)

(Bean)

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Type
Vegetable
Planted
2019
Edible?
Yes
Culinary Uses?
Yes
Native?
No
Naturally occurring on site?
No
Propagated Here?
Yes

Description

From dwarves up to climbing monsters, beans are a delicious late summer treat in all colours, shapes and sizes.

Culinary Uses

Mainly eaten fresh cooked. French beans need shelter here so often grown under cover. favourites include 'Helga' and the dwarf 'Purple Teepee'.

Provenance

We always grow from seed

Cultivation

Need warmth to germinate and thrive, so no sowing too early (mid May on).

Maintenance

Pick often to maintain supply