Climbing Bean Borlotto Lingua (Firetongue)

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Climbing Bean 'Firetongue'
Climbing bean 'Firetongue' makes for a more eye-catching variety of beans to grow with their brilliant fiery red colour and a great taste to match.
This colourful bean is a multi-purpose Italian speciality. Use the fresh young pods as flageolet beans (semi-mature pods with succulent seeds), or allow them to mature and ripen for use as haricot beans. The spectacular flattish pods of Climbing Bean' Firetongue' are heavily splashed with reddish streaks which disappear on cooking. A particularly eye catching bean that makes an attractive and productive addition to the vegetable plot. Height: 180cm (70"'). Spread: 30cm (12"')
With great colour and flavour, the eye-catching displays of this plant can often be a great entry point for budding young gardeners

Key Features

Plant Type: Vegetables, Culinary/Edible
Hardiness: Half-Hardy
Plant Height & Spread (at maturity): H 180cm x W 30cm (at maturity)
Pot Size: Seeds
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Cream
Fragrant Flower: No
Aromatic Foliage: No
RHS Award of Garden Merit: No
RHS Plants for Pollinators: No
Foliage Type: Decidious
Soil Type: Rich Fertile
Soil Drainage: Well Drained
Light Exposure: Full Sun
Planting Style: Patio Containers, Courtyard Garden, Urban Garden,Kitchen Garden
Season of Interest: Summer
Flowering (from - to): June,July,August,September
Sowing / Planting (from - to): April, May, June, July
Harvesting (Harvesting Period & Instructions): July, August, September, October
Typically Available (from - to): January - December

Plant Care & Advice

When growing beans, hoe between plants often and water regularly. Provide a compost mulch around the base of bean plants to combat dry periods. For the best crops harvest beans regularly while the pods are still young.

Delivery and returns

Delivery Duration: 7 working Days
Default Shipping and Returns Information: We cannot accept returns on perishable product for change of mind reason. If an item is faulty please contact our customer care team on ccare@thompson-morgan.com or 0333 400 0033
Delivery Cost: £2.99
Gift Message Cost: £2.99