Runner Bean Varieties: All

Best Of All

Best Of All

Produces good size pods over a long harvest period.
Type: Standard
Sow: Apr-Jun
Harvest: Jul-Oct
Benchmaster

Benchmaster

Produces long and straight runner beans. Good for shows.
Type: Standard
Sow: Apr-Jun
Harvest: Jul-Oct
Enorma

Enorma

Distinguished by the long length of the pods.
Type: Standard
Sow: Apr-Jun
Harvest: Jul-Oct
Hestia

Hestia

A dwarf variety excellent for growing on a patio.
Type: Dwarf
Sow: Apr-Jun
Harvest: Jul-Sep
Black Knight

Black Knight

A traditional variety where the pods change from green to black as they mature.
Type: Standard
Sow: Apr-Jun
Harvest: Jul-Oct
Armstrong

Armstrong

Highly regarded for its flavoursome pods.
Type: Standard
Sow: Apr-Jun
Harvest: Jul-Oct
Moonlight

Moonlight

Self fertile variety with white flowers. Good quality pods.
Type: Standard
Sow: Apr-Jun
Harvest: Jul-Oct
Lady Di

Lady Di

A stringless long pod variety with pretty red flowers.
Type: Standard
Sow: Apr-Jun
Harvest: Jul-Oct
St George

St George

A fast growing runner bean that has attractive red and white flowers.
Type: Standard
Sow: Apr-Jun
Harvest: Jul-Oct
Prizewinner

Prizewinner

Medium length tasty pods.
Type: Standard
Sow: Apr-Jun
Harvest: Jul-Oct
Scarlet Emperor

Scarlet Emperor

Good yields of medium length pods.
Type: Standard
Sow: Apr-Jun
Harvest: Jul-Oct
Butler

Butler

Vigorous growing variety which produces medium length pods.
Type: Standard
Sow: Apr-Jun
Harvest: Aug-Oct
Polestar

Polestar

An easy to grow and reliable runner bean.
Type: Standard
Sow: Apr-Jun
Harvest: Jul-Oct
Tenderstar

Tenderstar

Beans are well regarded for taste.
Type: Standard
Sow: Apr-Jun
Harvest: Jul-Oct
Czar

Czar

A heritage variety. Pick young pods or leave to mature for butter beans.
Type: Standard
Sow: Mar-Jul
Harvest: Jul-Oct
Snowstorm

Snowstorm

A self-fertile variety for masses of beans. Runner bean and french bean cross.
Type: Standard
Sow: Apr-Jun
Harvest: Jul-Oct