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do you pinch out runner bean tips when they reach the top of the sticks please?


By Ugly1

devon, United Kingdom Gb

will this encourage heavier cropping?



Yes, you can do. Otherwise they just keep curling up and then flop over and tap you on the head as you pick beans!

5 Jun, 2009


Your answer conjured up a very funny picture Volunteer - thanks for the advice and the giggle!

5 Jun, 2009


my next door neighbur tells me not to so he can srumb the beans when they grow over into his garden.

5 Jun, 2009


I think it also helps avoid blackfly

5 Jun, 2009

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