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botanical name:
Phaseolus coccineus 'Celebration'
Phaseolus coccineus 'Celebration' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Runner Bean 'Celebration'
family:  Papilionaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 2.00m
width: 0.30m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: climber
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
fruit colour: green
stem/bark: green
main season: Summer
edible symbol edible
aspect: full sun
conditions: moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: 5°C
USDA zone: 11 to 11
description:
Tender perennial, twining climber normally grown as a half-hardy annual vegetable.
Unusual and attractive salmon-pink flowers, followed by long straight seed pods that have an excellent flavour.

cultivation:
Frost tender. Usually grown as an annual. Moist, fertile soil in full sun. May be grown on a support or allowed to trail.
Pods are best harvested while still young and regular picking will prolong cropping.

propagation:
From seed (beans) which can be sown from April in trays or pots and kept frost-free for later planting out. Or sow directly once the weather has warmed up.

usage:
Culinary vegitable which is also ornamental. Good for pottagers and kitchen gardens.

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