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scarlet runner bean


scarlet runner bean (Phaseolus coccineus (Runner bean))

Somebody gave me an old packet of seeds -one actually came up after being almost ten years old!



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Great! I still have seeds which must be at least that old a friend gave me when she moved house..they all work! lol

9 Aug, 2012

 

Not beans!

9 Aug, 2012

 

blimey that's good Violeteyes i had some 2 years old and none came up :-)

9 Aug, 2012

 

I wondered why only one came up, then I looked at the date on the pack. I was shocked that I even got one.
They found seeds in Egyptian tombs that were still viable, I guess anything is possible! :)

9 Aug, 2012



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