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- 14-02-2011, 10:46 AM #33Seedling
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- 22-10-2011, 11:22 AM #34
I grew some (eating ones from supermarket pack) in the gh this summer. Planted 1st June, harvested dry after 4 months. Only one plant survived out of four, dwarf plant, small crop (about 12 seeds in all).
I also grew Seeds of Italy - BUTTERBEAN FAGIOLO DI SPAGNA (UK only) on the lotty, and got a few more from them, but still only about 25 beans in all from 4 plants.
The best, by far, has been Moonlight runner bean ~ hugely prolific and a lovely fat white "butter bean" seed
All gardeners know better than other gardeners." -- Chinese Proverb.
- 22-10-2011, 01:07 PM #35Early Fruiter
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- Willesborough, Kent
I saved enough for seed next year, never thought of eating the others! ....silly me *blush*
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