Bean Runner Painted Lady | Members Only Preservation Pack
Availability: members only, 2 per person
GENUS: Phaseolus SPECIES: coccineus
Heritage Status: New Zealand
Bio-Region of Origin: Southland
Number of Seeds: 6
Description: Green snap, shellout, dry bean. Another bean from the coccineus family that like all the others has stunning flowers. It could be grown as an ornamental! The flowers are two tone white and red and the beans are two tone fawn and chocolate brown. These beans are good as green beans when very young, but are wonderful shellout beans and also dried beans.
Planting Instructions: Direct sow in Spring or plant into trays to avoid bird and slug damage. Plant into deeply prepared beds 20cm apart and pinch tops out at 30cm above ground for maximum production. Prefers to grow with roots in a cool moist environment. Beans stop setting if too hot or dry.