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Runner Bean 'Enorma' (Seeds)Phaseolus coccineus

Just £0.99

Half-Hardy Annual
What is Half-Hardy Annual?
A plant that completes its entire life cycle (growth, reproduction, death) in one season.
Can be grown outdoors but requires winter protection from frosts and temperatures below 0C.
1 packet (40 runner bean seeds)Save £2.00 £2.99 £0.99 Out of Stock
Description How to Grow Delivery
One of the longest bean-pod varieties. Enjoy early and bumper crops of these smooth, slender flavoursome pods, that measure up to 50cm (20in) long. Plants can be grown close together, as little as 15cm (6in) apart, making them useful for gardens large or small. Height: 300cm (118"). Spread: 30cm (12").

Culinary information: Some parts of these flowers are edible. Click here for more details about edible flowers.


full sun

300cm (119in)

30cm (12in)

RHS plants for pollinators

1 Packet (40 Runner Bean Seeds) (VKA54122)

Sowing Months Flowering Months Harvest Months
  • Sow seeds indoors in April, 5cm (2in) deep in 7.5cm (3in) pots or trays of good, free-draining seed compost.
  • Place in a propagator or seal container inside a polythene bag and keep at 18-20°C (64-68F) until after germination which takes 7-10 days.
  • Seeds can also be sown May to early July direct outdoors, 15cm (6in) apart, 5cm (2in) deep in rows 45cm (18in) apart.
  • Gradually acclimatise indoor grown plants to outdoor conditions for a few days before planting out after all risk of frost.
  • Support plants with canes or netting, hoe and water regularly, and give a fortnightly liquid feed.
  • Harvest bean pods from July to October.
  • A good source of vitamin C, folic acid, iron and fibre.


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