Bean Plants

Our organic bean plug plants make it very easy to grow your own beans. The plants are available to order for dispatch between late April/early May through to July/August. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

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  • Cobra French Climbing Bean

    £6.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    Deliciously tasty, and perfectly formed!
    This is a really popular variety of French Climbing Bean that produces long, green bean pods which are about 7mm in diameter and can be harvested over a long period. If you enjoy French Bean Salads, this is the bean for you! French Beans are easy to grow from plug plants – you can plant them in beds or large pots in full sunshine. A complete growing guide is provided with all plug plants.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Cobra (organic)

    In the kitchen: Great steamed with a drizzle of olive oil, perfect for salads.

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery from late April 2022 until July 2022. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting Advice: Plant plugs in full sunshine and keep well watered.

    Harvesting: You can expect to harvest beans from mid to late summer. If you want to dry and store the beans, allow them to reach maturity on the plants before harvesting in early autumn – dry out thoroughly before storing in airtight jars.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • French Climbing Bean – Blue Lake

    £6.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    Easy to grow, decorative, and deliciously tasty
    This variety of bean plant produces stringless, green pods. The beans inside are pure white and can be used as haricot beans at the end of the season. The plants can reach up to 1.5m in height and will need to climb a support. French Beans are easy to grow from plug plants, just plant in beds or large containers in a sunny vegetable plot or garden. Full planting and growing instructions are provided with the plants.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Blue Lake (organic)

    In the kitchen: Great steamed with a drizzle of olive oil. Slightly sweeter in flavour than other French Beans

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery from late April 2022 until July 2022. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting Advice: Plant plugs in full sunshine and keep well watered.

    Harvesting: You can expect to harvest beans from mid to late summer. If you want to dry and store the beans, allow them to reach maturity on the plants before harvesting in early autumn – dry out thoroughly before storing in airtight jars.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Gourmet Bean and Pea Collection

    £24.99
    (60 Plug Plants)

    A must have in your kitchen garden
    This lovely collection of beans and pea plants will provide you with a plentiful harvest during the summer months. This collection contains Runner Beans, Borlotti Beans, French Beans, Sugar Snap Peas and Mangetout Peas. Please note that contents may vary depending upon the season. Growing from plug plants is very easy – just pop them in your veg plot when your plants arrive and keep them well watered. Our growing guide has plenty of advice and comes free with every order.

    Number of plants: 60 plug plants

    Space required: An area of approx 1m x 5m

    In the kitchen: All full of flavour, these plants are so versatile and complement any dish whether it be a Sunday roast, stir-fry, soup or a summery salad.

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery from late April 2022 until July 2022. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting/Growing Advice: Please see our growing guides for each individual advice for each plant type and for spacing between plug plants.

    When to harvest: Please see our growing guides for each individual advice.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Dwarf French Bean – Purple Queen

    £6.99
    (10 Plants)

    A real show stopper in the kitchen garden 
    This variety of bean not only tastes amazing but looks stunning growing in the veg patch. As these form a compact plant, they are great for growing in pots and containers. With deep green foliage, pretty flowers and deep glossy purple pods, these really are eye catching.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Purple Queen (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Delicious steamed until tender.

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery from late April 2022 until July 2022. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting Advice: Plant plugs in full sunshine and keep well watered.

    Harvesting: You can expect to harvest beans from mid to late summer. If you want to dry and store the beans, allow them to reach maturity on the plants before harvesting in early autumn – dry out thoroughly before storing in airtight jars.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Dwarf French Bean – Yin Yang

    £6.99
    (10 Plants)

    A brilliant looking bean for drying and storing

    These are really special to grow. They will produce several green bean pods which you can harvest in the summer, but it is much more fun to wait until the pods mature towards the end of the summer and open them up to reveal these beautiful orca-like beans. Dry them out and store them in a jar and you can add to stews and soups through the winter.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Yin Yang (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Best left to mature and turn yellow on the plant, then dry out and store in an airtight jar for winter casseroles and soups. You can use the beans like runner beans as well by harvesting while they are still green.

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery from late April 2022 until July 2022. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting Advice: Plant plugs in full sunshine and keep well watered.

    Harvesting: You can expect to harvest beans from mid to late summer. If you want to dry and store the beans, allow them to reach maturity on the plants before harvesting in early autumn – dry out thoroughly before storing in airtight jars.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Broad Bean – Aquadulce Claudia

    £6.99
    (10 Plants)

    Perfect pods for your patch
    Very easy to grow, this longer podded variety of broad bean produces delicious beans when harvested young and tender.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Aquadulce Claudia (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Delicious boiled or steamed, and best eaten podded and peeled. Great in risotto, pasta dishes or smashed up with butter and served on bruschetta.

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery from late April 2022 until July 2022. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting Advice: Plant plugs in full sunshine and keep well watered.

    Harvesting: You can expect to harvest beans from mid to late summer. If you want to dry and store the beans, allow them to reach maturity on the plants before harvesting in early autumn – dry out thoroughly before storing in airtight jars.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Edamame Beans

    £6.99
    (10 Plants)

    A nutritious little soya bean
    Easy and fast to grow these delicious little beans can be cooked in the pods and popped straight into your mouth. They are a superfood rich in vitamins, minerals and full of protein.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Edamame Green Shell (organic*)

    In the kitchen: You must cook edamame before eating. Boil, stir fry or steam and add to salads and veggie dishes.

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery from late April 2022 until July 2022. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting Advice: Plant plugs in full sunshine and keep well watered.

    Harvesting: You can expect to harvest beans from mid to late summer. If you want to dry and store the beans, allow them to reach maturity on the plants before harvesting in early autumn – dry out thoroughly before storing in airtight jars.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Runner Bean – Enorma

    £6.99
    (10 Plants)

    The crowning glory of the veg patch
    Runner Beans are almost the crowning glory of the veg patch as they look really attractive climbing up their willow wigwams with their lovely red flowers. Enorma is a quick growing variety which will produce a heavy crop of long runner beans for you to pick on many a summer’s evening.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Enorma (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Top and tail and remove the strings from the runner beans. Delicious steamed until tender.

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery from late April 2022 until July 2022. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting Advice: Plant plugs in full sunshine and keep well watered.

    Harvesting: You can expect to harvest beans from mid to late summer. If you want to dry and store the beans, allow them to reach maturity on the plants before harvesting in early autumn – dry out thoroughly before storing in airtight jars.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • French Climbing Bean – Cosse Violette

    £6.99
    (10 Plants)

    Decorative, flavoursome and easy to grow
    Producing amazing purple pods, this French climbing bean is easy to grow, has a lovely flavour and will harvest over many weeks during the summer.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Cosse Violette

    In the kitchen: Top and tail, place in boiling water and cook until tender. The beautiful deep purple pods will turn dark green on cooking.

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery from late April 2022 until July 2022. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting Advice: Plant plugs in full sunshine and keep well watered.

    Harvesting: You can expect to harvest beans from mid to late summer. If you want to dry and store the beans, allow them to reach maturity on the plants before harvesting in early autumn – dry out thoroughly before storing in airtight jars.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Orinoco Dwarf French Bean

    Dwarf French Bean – Orinoco

    £6.99
    (10 Plants)

    Easy to grow, colourful and deliciously tasty 
    A beautiful golden yellow pencil podded type of French bean. These plants will produce a delicious crop of beans that are easy to pick. Plants typically grow to approx 20-25cm tall, making them perfect for pots and smaller veg patches.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Orinoco

    In the kitchen: Can be used as a whole bean or as fine cut beans. Delicious steamed until tender.

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery from late April 2022 until July 2022. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting Advice: Plant plugs in full sunshine and keep well watered.

    Harvesting: You can expect to harvest beans from mid to late summer. If you want to dry and store the beans, allow them to reach maturity on the plants before harvesting in early autumn – dry out thoroughly before storing in airtight jars.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Hestia Dwarf Runner Bean

    Dwarf Runner Bean – Hestia

    £6.99
    (10 Plants)

    Ideal for small gardens and large containers
    This variety is ideal for small gardens and large containers, reaching only 45cm tall. Producing good yields of straight, stringless pods approximately 20cm long with a good flavour, these plants will also produce beautiful red and white flowers.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Hestia

    In the kitchen: Delicious steamed until tender.

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery from late April 2022 until July 2022. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting Advice: Plant plugs in full sunshine and keep well watered.

    Harvesting: You can expect to harvest beans from mid to late summer. If you want to dry and store the beans, allow them to reach maturity on the plants before harvesting in early autumn – dry out thoroughly before storing in airtight jars.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Dwarf French Green Bean – Tendergreen

    £6.99
    (10 Plants)

    Easy growing and deliciously tasty
    A strong growing variety, this plant will produce long round dark green pods with a lovely flavour and virtually stringless.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Tendergreen

    In the kitchen: Delicious steamed until tender.

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery from late April 2022 until July 2022. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting Advice: Plant plugs in full sunshine and keep well watered.

    Harvesting: You can expect to harvest beans from mid to late summer. If you want to dry and store the beans, allow them to reach maturity on the plants before harvesting in early autumn – dry out thoroughly before storing in airtight jars.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • borlotti bean

    Borlotti Bean – Barlotta Lingua di Fuoco

    £6.99
    (10 Plants)

    Decorative, delicious and easy to grow
    Producing beautifully vibrant red and green pods, these beans add a splash of fun and colour into your garden. These beans are perfectly suited to our cooler climate. The canes will climb to about 2 metres.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Barlotta Lingua di Fuoco (organic)

    In the kitchen: You can eat these vibrant pods when small and tender (and mostly green) or allow them to reach full size and store the beans inside once the pods have dried and turned a deep purple. With a sweetish flavour and smooth creamy texture, these beans work well in a salad or in a hearty soup or casserole.

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery from late April 2022 until July 2022. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting Advice: Plant plugs in full sunshine and keep well watered.

    Harvesting: You can expect to harvest beans from mid to late summer. If you want to dry and store the beans, allow them to reach maturity on the plants before harvesting in early autumn – dry out thoroughly before storing in airtight jars.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.