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which way up do I plant a runner bean



I've never worried about it, i just lay them on top of a pot full of compost and push them down an inch or two with my finger.....they'll soon find their way to the top.

21 Mar, 2015


Remember ' eyes down for Bingo' there are two eyes on a Runner Bean seed. Wear your reading glasses, and put the thick eye down, then the roots go downhill.
Otherwise they go uphill then have to turn round and go down !

21 Mar, 2015


If in doubt, plant them on their side. The root always goes down and the shoot always comes up.

21 Mar, 2015


thank you all that replied

21 Mar, 2015

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