Beans (French) Growing Guide
Crop Rotation Group
Legumes (Pea and Bean family) ●
Rich soil, well-drained with plenty of organic matter to retain moisture.
Sunny, not exposed or windy.
Single Plants: 20cm (7") each way (minimum)
Rows: 15cm (5") with 30cm (11") row gap (minimum)
Sow and Plant
Sow under cover or cloches in early-mid spring or direct into soil if later.
Our Garden Planner can produce a personalised calendar of when to sow, plant and harvest for your area.
Strong supports needed for climbing varieties. Supply plenty of water to the roots from flowering through to harvest.
Pick young beans regularly and the plants will continue to crop.
Planting and Harvesting Calendar
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