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Mr Fothergills Climbing Bean Anellino Giallo 50 Seeds

Mr Fothergills Climbing Bean Anellino Giallo 50 Seeds

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Climbing Bean - Anellino Giallo

This heirloom variety is called the 'Shrimp Ring Bean' because of the curved shape of its pod. Grown in Italy as a 'gourmet' bean, it has an exceptional 'beany' flavour and a fleshy, stringless texture. It is generally cooked and served whole often just dressed with olive oil and parmesan cheese.

Sow indoors for surest results from April to May, 2.5cm deep into individual pots of compost. Water well and place in a warm position. A temperature of 15-20°C is ideal. Keep moist. Seedlings usually appear in 7-14 days. Gradually accustom plants to outside conditions, before planting out 25cm apart, during May-June when frosts are over. Allow 45cm between rows. Or sow outdoors May-July for ease, where they are to crop, 5cm deep, directly into finely-prepared, well-cultivated, fertile soil, which has already been watered. Delay sowing if soil is cold or waterlogged. Sow two seeds together, 30cm between each position. Allow 45cm between rows. Thin to leave stronger plant. Water well until plants are established. Harvest from June to October.

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