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Climbing French Bean Seeds - Solista (Borlotti)

  • Catalogue Code 1030-3137
  • Pack Contents: 120 Seeds: Sufficient for 30ft / 9m Row
  • Attractive and productive
  • Easy-to-sow large seeds
  • Great for freezing for on-going supplies in autumn

You can rely on French Bean Solista to give you impressive pods of French beans on disease-resistant plants. Every pod has attractive and rare purple and white markings, making it a great ornamental as well as productive crop.  

Climbing French Bean Solista is a traditional Italian climbing Borlotti bean producing an abundance of pods from near the base right up the length of the plant giving you optimum harvests.

Every attractive pod is an impressive 25cm (10in) long and have eight to nine kidney-shaped beans. Easy-to-sow Solista has large seeds which we recommend you sow direct outdoors once you notice the summer has truly arrived. If you want slightly earlier harvests sow in pots in late spring and tend indoors until planting time.


  • Will flower well in full sun
  • Varieties that, in our selector's opinion, have exceptional flavour
  • Suitable for freezing

Growing Calendar for Climbing French Bean Seeds - Solista (Borlotti)

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Climbing French Bean Seeds - Solista (Borlotti) 1030-3137

Eat Borlotti beans fresh or dried.

Sow Indoors: April-May 1½in (4cm) deep in individual pots of pre watered compost. Keep soil moist at all times.

Sow Outdoors: May-June 1½in (4cm) deep in firm pre watered compost. Keep soil moist at all times.

Thin Out: 8in (20cm) apart.

Plant Out: May-June Harden off young plants before planting out into the required harvest position 8in(20cm) apart when risk of frost has passed.

Harvest: June-August

Traditional Italian Borlotti Bean with good disease resistance.

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