Dwarf French Bean Orinoco 40 seeds

£1.39
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You can order: 5 quantity of this product

Orinoco is an excellent all round variety which produces beautiful golden yellow, straight pods whic are about 13 cm long. Can be used as a whole bean or as a fine cut bean. Very easy to grow, high yielding and easy to pick. Good resistance to Bean Common Mosaic Virus, Anthracnose and Halo Blight.  Beans are a good source of Vitamins A and K. Always cook before eating.

For earliest crop sow the seeds inside in individual pods about 3 weeks before the last expected frost. Sow seeds individually in small pots 3-4 cm deep. Keep the temperature between 17-22 Celsius. Transplant outside when the plants are strong and all risk of frost has passed.

Outside sowing can be done in late spring when the soil is warm enough for the beans. Typically, late May or early June sowing is recommended. Sow 3-4 cm deep in well-prepared soil. Allow 15-20 cm between the seeds and 40-50 cm between the rows.

Keep picking the pods when young, so the plant can produce more delicious beans.

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