Runner beans Best Buys

Runner bean Best Buys


Runner beans are one of the most popular vegetables for growing in our gardens during the summer. You'll get even more from a small space if you choose our Best Buy varieties.

We tested 20 varieties of runner bean, including the very latest and some self-fertile ones that will produce beans even if bees are scarce. 

Members can find out which six runner beans are our Best Buys

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