Phaseolus vulgaris 'Bellini'
Dwarf French Bean 'Bellini'
Phaseolus vulgaris Dwarf French Bean 'Bellini' bears red flowers, followed by slender, string-less green pods that are produced on sturdy, upright plants. This variety produces its crop high on the stems making easier picking and better quality pods as they don't touch the soil surface. A superb compact variety that can even be grown in containers and window boxes where space is at a premium. Height: 60cm (24in). Spread: 30cm (12in).
|Botanical name||Phaseolus vulgaris|
|Common name||Dwarf French Bean 'Bellini'|
|Flowering time||Summer, Autumn|
|Plant type||Vegetable Seeds|
|Season of interest||Summer, Autumn|
|Time to maturity||1 - 2 years|
|Ultimate height||0.6m - 1m|
|Ultimate spread||0.1m - 0.5m|
|Useful/additional information||Sow seeds from April to July. Sow seeds thinly direct outside or in containers, 3cm (1in) deep in rows 45cm (18in) apart and 20cm (8in) between plants. Alternatively sow seeds in a bucket-sized container or windowbox creating an attractive and productive crop. When growing beans, hoe between plants often and water regularly. Provide a compost mulch around the base of bean plants to combat dry periods. For the best crops harvest beans regularly while the pods are still young.|