Young pods are edible. Also grown for the beauty of the flowers.
CULTURAL PRACTICES: The climbing beans are grown on tutors, fences or trellises and reach about 3 m high. Ideal where space is limited. SPACING: Planting tutors of 2.5 to 3 m long 1 m distance. Sow 5-8 seeds, leaving only four plants in each tutor. Along a trellis, thin plants to 15 cm. GROWING TIPS: Keep well fertilized but do not allow seeds to touch concentrated fertilizer. An excess of nitrogen will cause too much foliage and fewer pods. Full sun is needed. Keep surface of soil moist until the beans start showing. HARVESTING: Do not allow over-maturing. Beans should feel firm and crisp. Pick regularly to encourage the production of new pods. Do not pick beans after a rain or in the early morning as this may cause diseases.
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garlic, chives, shallot, fennel, onion, parsley, leek
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