Growing Beans - climbing, also Pole beans, Runner beans, Scarlet Runners

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30 Nov 21 Andrew (New Zealand - temperate climate)
When Scarlett Runner beans get to the top of the frames they tend to drop down to find somewhere to attach. They get really quite top heavy and dark. Can you snip off the top once they go over. By the way we get huge amounts of beans. Also Butter Bean do extremely well here in the BOP
30 Nov 21 Liz (New Zealand - sub-tropical climate)
You can safely snip off your scarlet runners when they reach the top of the frames. They will produce more shoots lower down.

You can safely snip off your scarlet runners when they reach the top of the frames. They will produce more shoots lower down.

- Liz

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