Heavy crops of smooth textured, dark-green pods, each reaching 30-37cm (12-15") in length. Red flowered Runner Bean 'Scarlet Emperor' is excellent for freezing and for exhibition. Runner beans are a good source of Vitamin C, folate and iron, and have a high fibre content. Height: 3m (10'). Spread: 30cm (12").
Companion planting: Try growing runner beans with sweet peas to attract pollinating insects to the flowers, and nasturtiums to draw aphids away from your crop.
1 packet (40 runner bean seeds).