Climbing French Bean Blue Lake
Climbing French Bean Blue Lake can reach 1.5m in height. Pencil podded stringless type of medium green with pure white beans which can be used as haricot beans at the end of the season.
Plot Type:Outdoor plot
Class:Early Main Crop; Pencil Podded
Where To Sow: For early crops under glass sow 3 seeds in a 15cm pot in mid-April at 16 ° C. Later sowings for outdoor growing should be sown in the same way. Later direct sown in growing site in May 5cm deep in rows 40cm apart.
What To Do Next: Harden off plants for planting outside in late May and plant in growing site 20cm apart in rows 40cm apart. Direct sown seedlings should be thinned as they grow to the same spacings.
Handy Tip: Pick regularly to encourage extended cropping. Not a good variety for indoor production.
Nutritional Value: A good source of vitamins A, K and folic acid.
Companion Plants: Most Vegetables & Herbs