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By Koicarp

Leicestershire, United Kingdom Gb

When should I start feeding runner beans? When the flowers set or when the pods form? And is it same answer for other legumes? Thanks in anticipation!



We don't 'feed' any veg. once it is planted. We do feed the soil before planting though.

1 Jun, 2010


You can water in any proprietary plant food. They will appreciate any that you can give.

1 Jun, 2010


Runner beans as legumes make their own nitrogen from the air with nodules on their roots, so they don't need 'feeding' as Moon grower says. What they do need is a deep water retentive soil so that they are never short of moisture at the roots.

1 Jun, 2010


Thanks Bertie was beginning to wonder if I'd lost the plot!

1 Jun, 2010

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