Grow Guide - French Beans

How To Start: Sow 5 cm deep, at 10 cm spacing, in rows 45 cm apart. Successional sowing until June or July means cropping into October and until the first frosts

You can start beans indoors to get a head start.

Temperature: 10℃ and above

Light: Six to eight hours of full sun per day or use our Pianta grow light for 6 to 8 hours when growing indoors.

Watering & Care: You will need to provide support for beans to climb such as a trellis or bamboo pole. After this, they are relatively low maintenance. Beans are thirsty plants and crop best when watered regularly, especially once they start to flower and form pods.

Fertiliser: Feed with a high potash feed (e.g. liquid tomato fertiliser).

Pests: Aphids, slugs and snails

Height: Up to 2 metres

Time Of Growth: From seed to ultimate height, 3 months.

How To Use: Great nutritious veg that will go with any dish. Boiled or steamed.

Is It Toxic To Pets? No

Nutritional Values:

for 100 g of product

Potassium: - 1310 mg

Phosphorus: -304 mg

Calcium: - 186 mg

Sodium: - 18 mg

Iron: - 3 mg