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Climbing French Bean Sunshine
Climbing French Bean seeds "Sunshine"
From the same breeder as Cobra, producing 17-18cm long attractive yellow wax pods, and 9 - 10.5 mm in diameter. Pods are carried in clusters and produce a heavy crop over a long period outdoors as well as undercover to extend the picking season.
Product Part Number: 30220
When to sow
When to Sow Sunshine Bean Seeds
April to June
May to July
July to September
Where to Sow
Early sowings can be made under glass at a temperature of 16 C, sow 3 seeds per 8cm (3in) pot 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 60cm (24in) apart.
What to do next
Seedlings sown under glass should be gradually hardened off before planting outside in late May to the above spacing, once all risk of frost has past. Provide support by canes or netting for plants to climb. Water regularly during dry weather.
Pick regularly whilst beans are young to encourage a longer harvest period.