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Dwarf French Bean Sprite

Description


RHS Award

Dwarf French Bean seeds "Sprite" produces long straight pencil podded type beans which are dark green in colour, stringless and prolific. This variety of bean is particularly good for freezing.

 

This family of beans is frost tender and cannot be sown until the weather has warmed up.

 

Product Part Number: 30215

Pack Size: 150 Seeds

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Price (Inc. VAT): £1.85

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When to sow
  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec

WHEN TO SOW

April to June

Where to Sow

Early sowings can be made underglass at a temperature of 16°C, sow into 8cm (3in) pots or modular trays filled with seed sowing compost. Outside sowings can be made from May onwards into the growing site 5cm (2in) deep. Sow 2-3 seeds every 20cm(8in) apart with rows spaced 45cm (18in) apart.

What to do next

Seedlings sown underglass should be gradually hardened off before planting outside in late May to the above spacing, once all risk of frost has past. Direct sown seedlings can be thinned out as required. Water regularly during dry weather.

MATURITY

July to September

HANDY TIP

Start picking when pods are about 10cm (4") long and snap when bent. Pick regularly to encourage further pod production.

NUTRITIONAL VALUE

A good source of Pro-vitamin A, Vitamin K and Folic acid.
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