Scarlet Runner Beans
This beautiful vine serves a double purpose, in addition to the extreme beauty of the bright red flowers, they produce large pods of edible beans, similar to lima beans.
Planting time - Late Spring
Matures in - 70 days
Germinates in - 6 to 10 days
Sowing depth - 1 inch
Row spacing - 3 feet apart (poles 6-8 feet high)
Seed spacing - 2 to 3 inches
Thinning - When plants are 2 to 3 inches tall, thin leaving strongest plants 8 inches apart, or 3-4 plants around each pole.
Net weight 20 G (approximately 20 seeds)
Bulk Pole Bean seed available.
1300 Seeds/lb. Plant 1lb per 100ft row.
70-90lbs of Pole Bean seed needed per acre.
Average Pole Bean yield per acre - 172 bushels.