Seed - Climbing Bean Vitalis


1 RHS Climbing Bean Vitalis seed pack 

(Botanical Name: Phaseolus vulgaris) 

Pack Size 15g seeds


An early cropping variety that produces flat pods up to 25cm long. A prolific climber that is resistant to anthracnose and mosaic virus. Suited to home gardeners as this high yielding crop will thrive in a range of climates. The tender stringless pods are rich in vitamin A and C.

Plant Height: 1.8-2.4m

How to Grow:

Sow in rows 50cm (20in) apart. Space seeds 10-15cm (4-6in) apart and 2.5cm (1in) deep. To avoid rot, avoid over watering seeds during germination. Seedlings appear in approximately 7-10 days.

Keep plants moist and weed free. Support with canes or netting, or otherwise grow as a ground bean. When growing across the ground contain the plants by pinching out the growing tips regularly

When to Sow/Plant Seed:

Spring and Summer


10-12 weeks

Soil Type:

Well cultivated, sunny position


These seeds are treated with a fungicide (Thiram or Apron XL), Do not eat the seeds or feed them to animals. Fungicide treatment is an AQIS requirement for certain varieties of seeds. It does not affect your crops or harm insects such as bees.


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