Runner Bean 'Firestorm'

Phaseolus coccineus

Half-hardy Annual

What is Half-Hardy Annual?

£12.99

Self fertile

Produces bumper crops of delicious stringless beans

Guaranteed a good performance in poor weather

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Runner Bean ‘Firestorm’ is the first completely self fertile runner bean variety that will produce a bumper crop of delicious, stringless beans which are also slightly larger and more tender than other varieties. Guaranteed a good performance in poor weather too, this easy to grow runner bean variety has been awarded a RHS Award of Garden Merit too! . Height: 3m (10'). Spread: 30cm (12")

Height Up to 300cm (118in)
Spread Up to 30cm (12in)

Half-hardy Annual

kitchen garden

full sun

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Flowering Months


15 runner bean jumbo plug plants (KA1127)

When growing runner beans provide a thick mulch of organic matter around the base of the plants to help conserve moisture and reduce weed growth. Water runner beans regularly, particularly as the flowers develop, and provide a liquid feed every 14 days during mid-summer. Pinch out the tips of the beans when they reach the top of their supports. Beans can be harvested from July onwards. Pick the beans regularly and a little on the young side to ensure top quality and prolonged cropping. Culinary note: Suitable for freezing. Caution: Cook runner beans before eating to avoid discomfort.

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Van Meuwen strives to ensure that all its plants are delivered to you in the perfect condition for planting. Sadly, the time it takes to deliver to certain locations in the UK means that we can't guarantee this, so regretfully we are unable to ship live plants to the following areas: HS, IV41-IV49, IV51, IV55-56, KW15-KW17, PA34, PA41-48, PA60-PA78, PA80, PH40-PH44, TR21-TR24, ZE1-ZE3

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