French bean tendergreen is a dwarf bean and is one of our most popular varieties. It has a superb flavour and can be harvested early. A very prolific variety french bean tendergreen is also good for freezing. A string less tender green bean which is also dwarf so will work in most gardens or as a container grown bean. This dwarf bean is an early main crop with pencil shaped pods.
Contents: Approximately 150 seeds.
Nutrients: Vitamins A and K and folic acid
Sowing Indoors: Sow under cover from April to May. Plant seeds in a good seed compost preferably in individual pots or in a shallow seed tray. Gradually harden off the seedlings before planting out into the prepared seed beds.
Sow/Plant outdoors: Outside sowing can be made from May onwards into the growing site. Soils should have been prepared before hand and a fine crumble tilth is ideal for planting the beans into. Sow 2-3 seeds every 20cm (8″) apart with rows spaced 45cm (18″) apart.
For the best performance and yield keep well fed and watered over the growing months.
Grow other vegetable seeds for home grown flavour
Plant seeds on their side to prevent them rotting.
Plant: Indoors from April to June. Outdoors from May to June.
Harvest: July onward
Soil type: Free draining light soils that have been well cultivated
Aspect: Full sun to semi shade.
Soil type: Free draining light soils that are humus rich.
Aspect: Full sun but also ok in partial shade.
Position: Can be grown in tubs and containers and also open planting in vegetable beds.
Full growing instructions provided.
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