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By Cider

United Kingdom

we have not many flowers on are runner beans but plenty of leaves will we get any beans?



You'll get as many beans as you have pollinated flowers - fewere flowers, fewer beans.

10 Aug, 2011


Hi cider welcome to GOY. A lot of gardeners have commented on runner beans being slow this year so don't give up yet, i'm sure you will have some soon, i picked my first ones last week. are you giving them plenty of water?and are they getting polinated ?

10 Aug, 2011


Reading a letter in the Radio Times a gardener claiming to have grown runner beans for 50 years states if you plant more seeds now , you will be picking beans next month. I have to try it, !!!!!!!!!!1

10 Aug, 2011


I think that is highly unlikely Ian but give it a try and keep us posted.

10 Aug, 2011

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