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Runner bean 'Aztec Half-Runner'  

Phaseolus coccineus

Aztec Half-Runner is part of the Phaseolus genus and is a Runner bean variety. Its scientific name is Phaseolus coccineus 'Aztec Half-Runner'. When ripe, fruit appear in these approximate colours:   Android robot green.

6-7 inch pods on 3-4 foot vines in 60-75 days.

A type of Vegetable, it mainly grows as an Annual/Perennial plant - which means it typically can have a varying lifetime - from 1 year to several. Aztec Half-Runner is known for its Vine habit and growing to a height of approximately 40.0 cm (1.30 feet).

Aztec Half-Runner Runner bean is normally fairly low maintenance and is normally quite easy to grow, as long as a level of basic care is provided throughout the year. Being aware of the basic soil, sun and water preferences will result in a happier and healthier plant.

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How to grow Runner bean 'Aztec Half-Runner'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

You only need to stake these if there isn’t enough room to let them spread.

Aztec Half-Runner likes a position of full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Aztec Half-Runner is thought of as tender, so it is imperative to wait until temperatures are mild before planting out of doors. Aztec Half-Runner needs a loamy and clay soil with a ph of 6.0 to 6.8 (weakly acidic soil).

Growing Aztec Half-Runner from seed

Ensure a distance of 3.9 inches (10.0 cm) between seeds when sowing - look to sow at a depth of approximately 1.95 inches (5.0 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 16°C / 61°F to ensure good germination.

Transplanting Aztec Half-Runner

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Aztec Half-Runner is a tender plant.

Harvesting Aztec Half-Runner

This variety tends to be ready for harvesting by mid summer.

Runner bean 'Aztec Half-Runner' information

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