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Plant name: Runner Bean 'White Emergo'
Other names: Phaseolus coccineus 'White Emergo'
Category: Annual Climber
Plant family: Fabaceae
Light preference: Full sun
Soil preference: Chalk, clay, loam, sand. Acid, Alkaline, Neutral. Moist but well-drained.
Flowering/fruiting month: Flowers: July - August, Harvest: August - September
Description: A twining climber reaching 3m with green leaves. Creamy white flowers develop into a heavy crop of smooth runner beans. In the UK it is grown as a summer annual, lasting only one year.
Care: Sow seeds April - July. Grow up support in moisture-retention soil which is close to a neutral pH, in full sun. Propagate by seed. No pruning required.