Lambley Gardens & Nursery, 395 Lesters Road,  Ascot,  Victoria 3364
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Bean, Scarlet Runner ‘Scarlet Emperor’

Bean, Scarlet Runner ‘Scarlet Emperor’

Scarlet Emperor is a superb improved selection of Scarlet Runner producing long and very flavoursome pods from red flowers. Plant 5 beans to a 4 pole tepee or 12 cm apart on a trellis. It produces best in southern Australia.


When to sow: mid-October to December

Where to sow: Direct on 180cm tall trellis, a four pole tepee or a single pole

Depth to sow: 2.5cm

Aspect: Full sun or as sunny a spot as possible.

Soil: Prepared, well drained, fertilised soil. Add lime if soil is too acid.

Spacing: Between plants 12 cm


Directions: Grow climbing beans on a 180cm or more tall trellis, a four-pole tepee or on a single pole. Plant 5 beans to a 4 pole tepee or 12cm apart on a trellis. Plant the seed 2.5cm deep after the danger of frost is over. Pick beans every two days or so to prolong the harvest.

This plant is not in our current range and is provided here for customer information only.