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French bean

New this year

Essex Pea Bean

Our donor acquired these beans in the mid-1980s from a grower in Broxted, Essex, where they had been grown and saved since before WWII. The tall, productive plants (>2.4m) have white flowers followed by flat, pale green pods with small, pretty beans. Seed colour bicolour whitish with maroon speckles/maroon.
  • Number of seeds
    10
  • Growth habit
    Climbing

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