Bean – Climbing Scarlet Runner
The Scarlet Runner climbing bean produces clusters of beautiful scarlet flowers, but also sometimes white and orange. An old variety cultivated for its ornamental properties, but also for the beans it produces, which can be eaten when young. Harvesting the fruit will stimulate the production of flowers. The plants need support (trellis, fence, stakes) to grow.
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Conditions of germination:
- depth of sowing: 2.5 cm
- optimal temperatures of germination: 18 to 29ºC
- time for germination: 5 to 12 days
When to sow:
- direct sowing after any risk of frost when the soil is warm (18ºC and above)
Sowing technique: in line
- draw a line in the soil (in a pot or in the ground), then sow the seeds in it
Distance in the garden:
- between plants: 10-20 cm
- between rows: 60 cm
Height of the plants: 200 to 350 cm
Soil: rich and well drained
Exposure: full sun
Days to harvest (from sowing): 65 to 70 days
Who are we?
We are based in Montreal and are in partnership with the market gardener Birri of the Jean-Talon market, who has been selling seeds to farmers and individuals for almost 50 years.
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