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Phaseolus vulgaris 'Blauhilde'
Climbing Bean 'Blauhilde'

Phaseolus vulgaris 'Blauhilde' Climbing Bean 'Blauhilde'
£2.99 0820005982 Category: Seeds > Vegetable Seeds
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Phaseolus vulgaris Climbing Bean 'Blauhilde' produces delicious bunches of string-less, purple, round/oval fleshy pods up to 27cm (11in) in length over a long harvest period. It is attractive in vegetable and flower gardens, especially if mixed with yellow or Borlotto beans, or Sweet Peas. Resistant to common bean mosaic virus. Ornamental for both flower and vegetable gardens. Prefers well drained, moist, rich soil in a sunny situation.

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Berry colour Purple
Botanical name Phaseolus vulgaris
Common name Climbing Bean 'Blauhilde'
Drought resistance N
Flower colour Purple
Flowering time Summer, Autumn
Foliage Deciduous
Foliage colour Green
Fragrance N
Habit Climbing
Plant type Vegetable Seeds
Season of interest Summer, Autumn
Time to maturity 1 - 2 years
Ultimate height 1.6m - 2.5m
Ultimate spread 0.1m - 0.5m
Useful/additional information Sow mid April indoors or late April to July outdoors. Sow seed 4cm (1½in) deep in 7.5cm (3in) pots or trays of good seed compost. Place in a propagator or seal container inside a polythene bag and place at 18-21C (65-7F} until after germination which takes 7-10 days. Can also be sown direct outdoors once the soil has warmed sufficiently, sow 15cm (6in) apart, 4cm (1½in) deep. Gradually acclimatise to outdoor conditions for a few days before planting out after all frost risk has passed. Grow as for Runner Beans and support with canes or netting. Hoe regularly and keep well watered especially when flowering. Mulch during dry periodsHoe regularly and keep well watered, especially when flowering. Mulch during dry periods.

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