Dwarf French bean seeds

Growing suggestions for dwarf French bean seeds

Direct sow dwarf French bean seeds in 4cm deep drills Space seeds 12cm apart, and thin to final spacing. Wait until the soil has warmed up, from mid May until the beginning of July. If sown when the soil is too cold and/or wet the beans may rot. The seeds can also be sown indoors in pots from April and planted out at their final spacing.

Dwarf French bean growing calendar

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Crop history

Dwarf beans originated in Central America, Peru and Columbia. They have been cultivated for 7,000 years. Christopher Columbus brought them back to Europe from his second voyage to the ‘New World’ in 1493. The common bean is the main grain legume for direct human consumption, and it represents a rich source of protein, vitamins, minerals, and fiber.

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There is a very high demand for seed at the moment so we are doing our best to keep up with orders and packeting up more seeds. As such we are only accepting a certain amount of orders per day.

Our online shop will be open from 9am each day and we will close it once we have reached our capacity, we have also had to put limits on the amount of any one variety per order (3) and of total order amount (£50), to try to be as fair as possible to all our customers.

Thanks for your patience - we hope you and your loved ones are fit and healthy during this challenging time.

P.S. we apologise in advance if you happen to be in the middle of placing an order when we shut down the shop, and understand how frustrating this would be, but it will inevitably happen to some

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