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- 07-02-2010, 06:04 PM #1
'Cobra' French Beans - can you help?
Our esteemed Sectretary at the Hill, Hadyn, says that because his family don't like French beans, he doesn't grow them (fair enough).
However, he had a handful of Cobra from a fellow allotment holder last year & - surprise! - he thought they were scrummy and would like to grow just a few this year - maybe a dozen or so.
The chap who he had them off has since given up his plot, so Hadyn asked me if I had any, what with having grown - err - a number of different bean varieties last year
Now I have a bean collection to be proud of (including heritage dwarf and climbing beans), but Cobra is one that I don't have - so if any kind grapes have any that I could swap for (or SAE, if you'd prefer), I would be jolly grateful and will be in with the Powers That Be big time.
Last edited by Hazel at the Hill; 07-02-2010 at 06:05 PM. Reason: Clarity!
- 07-02-2010, 06:23 PM #2
Hi Hazel, I have a dozen I can spare you - PM me if interested.
- 07-02-2010, 06:25 PM #3
Whoop whoop! Just the ticket, Amanda - I'll pm you now!
PS request to resolution under 20 mins, is this a vine record?
- 07-02-2010, 06:26 PM #4
I have a few left from last year, but I'm afraid only about 12. Pm your address if interested.
Oooh bit slow
Last edited by poly; 07-02-2010 at 06:28 PM.
- 07-02-2010, 06:27 PM #5
- 07-02-2010, 06:55 PM #6
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oh Hazel I missed this and i owe you seeds cos you sent me some peas! So if you need any in future let me know cos i've just ordered some new ones.............
- 07-02-2010, 08:19 PM #7
- 07-02-2010, 09:29 PM #8Sprouter
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Hi Hazel. I've just googled them, and B&Q at Tamworth have got them listed @ £1-78 for70seeds. I KNOW we don't like paying for seeds(!!), but if you want to split a packet??
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