Runner Bean Scarlet Emperor Thompson & Morgan
Heavy crops of long smooth textured dark-green 30-37cm (12-15in pods). Excellent for freezing and exhibition.
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Harvest Time: August,September
Broad Bean Masterpiece Green Longpod Thompson & Morgan
A very good flavoured broad bean, with good pod length and remarkable table qualities. It may well be the best green-seeded variety, excellent for deep freezing and growing well under all conditions. Height: 75-90cm (30-36in).
Broad Bean Aquadulce Claudia Thompson & Morgan
This variety is universally recognised as being best for an autumn sowing. Broad Bean Aquadulce Claudia establishes itself very quickly and will produce a very early crop. It is white seeded and the pods are up to 23cm (9 inches) long. Height: 90-100cm (36-40in).
Runner Bean St. George Thompson & Morgan
RHS AGM Winner, producing the heaviest yield of quality pods at the most recent Wisley Runner Bean trial. British bred bicoloured red and white flower, much earlier, heavier cropping with superior quality, smoother, fleshy, pale green 25-30cm pods when compared to ‘Painted Lady’. The straight pods of Runner Bean St George have good ‘snap’ with little string or fibre if picked regularly whilst young.
Runner Bean Moonlight Thompson & Morgan
A major breakthrough in British breeding of Runner Beans. This unique, profusely white flowering variety combines the beneficial characters of French Beans into Runner Beans. Extra smooth, very fleshy, stringless, 25cm (10in) pods with a great texture and traditional runner bean taste. The vastly improved flower setting means an earlier and continual crop even during poor weather. Dark green foliage.
Broad Bean The Sutton Thompson & Morgan
An excellent dwarf variety only 30cm (12in) high that produces lots of 13-15cm (5-6in) pods each bearing five small, but deliciously tender beans. Broad Bean The Sutton is very suitable for successional sowings commencing late autumn (under cloches) or late winter/early summer in the open. Ideal for the small garden.
Suitable For Freezing
Mangetout Golden Sweet Thompson & Morgan
A tall growing variety with red leaf nodes and lovely mauve flowers followed by deliciously sweet pale golden-yellow, crisp pods. Best picked regularly before the peas swell in the pods, ideal steamed whole or added to stir fries. Mangetout Golden Sweet grows to 210cm (7ft) so needs support.
Climbing Bean Blauhilde Thompson & Morgan
Delicious bunches of stringless, purple, round/oval fleshy pods up to 27cm (11in) in length over a long harvest period. Climbing Bean Blauhilde is attractive in vegetable and flower gardens, especially if mixed with yellow or Borlotto beans, or Sweet Peas. Common Bean Mosaic Virus resistant. Ornamental for both flower and vegetable gardens. refers well drained, moist, rich soil in a sunny situation.
Mangetout Oregon Sugar Pod Thompson & Morgan
This is surely the sensible way to grow and eat peas – no time consuming podding, no waste, just heavy crops of delicious, sweet and juicy pods of sugar-peas, often called ‘Mangetout’ or ‘Snow peas’. Well flavoured and excellent for lightly steaming or stir-fries,. The pods of Mangetout Pea Oregon Sugar Pod are large and flat (4½ inches long by ¾ inch wide) and stringless when young. This is the way peas will be eaten in the future. It just doesn’t make sense to go through the tediousness of discarding the pod if its so full of goodness and so delicious to taste.
Pea Twinkle Thompson & Morgan
The ‘Twinkle’ Pea is a delicious variety, especially when picked fresh. The British bred variety is trouble free, producing impressive crops with Fusarium Wilt resistance and Downy Mildew tolerance. They are a compact first early variety that is self supporting when grown in blocks, perfect for successional sowing for a longer cropping period.
Directly sow your seeds outdoors from March to June once the soil has warmed and there is no more risk of frost. Choose a weed free position in moist, fertile and well drained soil in full sun. Sow your seeds in flat bottomed drills at a distance of 5cm. For crops in succession, sow seed every 10 days.
Pea Oasis Thompson & Morgan
The British bred Pea ‘Oasis’ is a wonderful maincrop variety that produces very heavy yields of wonderful quality. They grow to a height of up to 70cm and spread 25cm, the plants bear two blunt ended pods per node, each averaging 8 to 9 succulent deep green peas per pod.
They have a good resistance to pea wilt downy mildew, and are one of the highest yielding varieties available, demonstrating consistent qualities year after year. ‘Oasis’ is reliable and produces heavy crops with a deliciously sweet flavour.
An RHS Award of Garden Merit holder ‘Oasis’ is a normal leafed maincrop that can be sown in succession from March to June. Usually ready 12 to 14 weeks after sowing in normal circumstances it will crop in mid June onwards. The best thing to do is sow the seeds outside in early to mid March, then sow again in late April to early May. The second sowing will extend the cropping season and produce peas every three months.
Position in a sunny location with well drained and rich soil.