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Dwarf French Bean The Prince
RHS Award. EXHIBITION STAR BUY.
Dwarf French Bean seeds "The Prince" produces long straight pencil pods of excellent flavour. The beans are stringless when picked young. Because of their appearance they make for a good choice for the exhibitor.
The Prince beans are sensitive to frost and therefore cannot be sown until the weather has warmed up.
Product Part Number: 30219
When to sow
When to Sow The Prince Dwarf French Bean Seeds
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.
May to July
If growing for exhibition, allow a minimum of 8-10 weeks from sowing to show day,
A good source of Pro-vitamin A, Vitamin K and Folic acid.