RHS Runner Bean Firestorm Seeds

SKU: 484096
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A versatile, traditional salad onion with exceptional flavour and rich colour throughout. Can be used for salads when young or left to mature into bulbing onions.Winner of an RHS Award of Garden Merit for reliability and good performance.

  • Sets very well even in poor conditions

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Additional information
They make attractive climbers in the garden, when space is limited. In hot weather mist with tepid water in the evening to help the pods set
Planting instructions
For indoor sowingApril to MayIn pots of moist compostSow one or two seeds per pot. Cover with 2.5cm of fine compost. Cover pots with glass or polythene. Firm gently and keep moistKeep at approx. 15-20C Seedlings appear 7-14 daysRemove cover when seedlings appearStand outside for a few days late May (avoid frosts). Transplant seedlings 30cm apart in rows 45cm apart. Train up poles or nettingHarvest July to OctoberFor outdoor sowingMay to early JulyIn a prepared seed bed, delay sowing if soil is cold or waterloggedSow two seeds together, spacing 30cm apart, in rows 45cm apartCover with 5cm of fine soilFirm gently and keep moistWhen large enough thin to strongest seedling. Train up poles or nettingKeep moist and weed freeHarvest August to October
RHS Award of Garden Merit
RHS Award of Garden Merit
Watering instructions
Keep moist
Latin name
Phaseolus coccineus
Plant guarantee
QUALITY GUARANTEE: We are proud of our high quality. If you are not completely happy with the performance of these seeds we will replace them. This does not affect your statutory rights.
Type of seed
Collection or range name
Part of the seed range produced by Mr Fothergill's Seeds in partnership with the RHS.

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