French bean


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French bean

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Table 1 Yields and hemagglutinating activities (ha) of French bean hemagglutinin at different stages of purification from 100g French bean seeds.
Most French beans are low growers, reaching a height of 12-18in and requiring no support, although there are also climbing varieties of these.
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French bean Borlotto lingua di fuoco nano looks ornamental enough for the flower garden with its red splashed pods.
If I didn't know better I would have thought there could have been a little of the flat-podded French Bean blood in this variety because of the way they hang in bunches.
Once the beans are strong enough to plant outside (after the plants have their true leaves and all danger of frost has passed) you''ll need to build a frame for them - see instructions below for French beans.
Runner beans followed French beans to Europe from South America, arriving in Europe in the 17th century about one hundred years after its smaller brother was brought to Britain by the Huguenots.
But there must be some cheeky husbands out there, because, so far, the climbing French bean 'lazy housewife' has been the most popular choice
Runner beans, which followed the French bean to Europe, are more popular in Britain although there are varieties of French beans that can also be trained in the same way up stakes.
The top ten varieties in the Adopt a Veg scheme are: 1 Climbing French bean - Lazy Housewife 2 Carrot - Red ElephantMany varieties are chosen because they have local connections, such as the 'Glory of Devon' pea or 'Essex Wonder' tomato.
If you want them as a normal French bean, pick them young.