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Dwarf French Bean Tendergreen

Description

Dwarf French Bean seeds "Tendergreen" is a medium long pencil podded type of light green with distinct purple markings which disappear on cooking. This variety is virtually stringless and a good freezer.

NOT AVAILABLE UNTIL NEW CROP DECEMBER / JANUARY.
 

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

 

Product Part Number: 30217

Pack Size: 150 Seeds

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Price (Inc. VAT): £2.05

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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

If you notice a purple speckling on the pods you do not have a disease problem, it is totally natural and disappears on cooking.

NUTRITIONAL VALUE

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