(Phaseolus coccineus) Perennial - Scarlet Runner type also known as 'Seven Year Bean'. Vigorous vine with scarlet coloured flowers (which are also edible); produces numerous flat, green beans. Best when picked young. Attractive in the garden. Scarlet Runner first introduced in 1600's. Cool climate only; tolerates heat, drought & cold climate well. 70-90 days. 30 seeds
DID YOU KNOW: Unlike other beans, the cotyledons (seed leaves) of the runner bean remain under the ground as the seedling emerges. Also, the growing vine turns anti-clockwise rather than clockwise.
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