Runner Bean Moonlight
Runner Bean Moonlight
Runner Bean Moonlight
Runner Bean Moonlight

Runner Bean Moonlight

  • One of the world’s first ever self-pollinating runner beans!
  • Flowers will set well in almost any weather, guaranteeing a great crop!
  • High yields of long, stringless runner beans with a sweet flavour and crisp, fleshy texture.
  • A superb fresh source of vitamin C and fibre, which also keeps well in the freezer.
  • Supplied as 6 plug plants, ready for growing on or planting.

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Item: 380091
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‘Moonlight’ is the world’s first ever self-pollinating white flowered runner bean. This breakthrough has meant that the flowers will set in almost any weather, guaranteeing a fantastic crop!

The delicious stringless beans grow up to 25cm (10in) long and have a great texture and classic runner bean taste. This heavy cropping variety will produce plenty of mouth-watering fresh beans for your plate and plenty more for the freezer. Versatile and nutritious, they are a classic cooked veg, and are perfect when lightly steamed or boiled.

Runner beans are highly nutritious and rich in vitamin C and a good source of fibre. Trim and blanch surplus crops to store in an airtight container or bag in the freezer. They will freeze well, retaining good flavour and texture when cooked from frozen.
Fully deserving its coveted RHS Award of Garden Merit, you can be sure that this is a proven garden performer, guaranteed to be suitable for UK gardeners at every level of experience. You can therefore plant this in the garden with confidence and look forward to a bumper harvest.

Supplied as 6 plug plants, ready for growing on or planting. Growing to 3m (10ft), beans will be ready to harvest from July to October.

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Item 380091 supplied as:
Supplied as 6 plug plants, ready for growing on or planting.

Plant Care Information

RHS Garden Merit
RHS Garden Merit
Perfect In Pots
Perfect In Pots
Plant In Sunshine
Plant In Sunshine
Protect From Frost
Protect From Frost
Easy To Grow
Easy To Grow
Wildlife Friendly
Wildlife Friendly

Top Tips

  • Runner beans require support from canes or netting to a height of approx. 1.8m (72in).
  • In hot weather, mist the flowers with tepid water in the evening to help pods form.
  • Ideal for freezing.

Care Information

How to grow Runner Beans

  • For best results, dig in plenty of well-rotted manure or garden compost before planting 30cm (12in) apart and 1.5m (5ft) between rows. Water well until plants are established. Provide poles or netting for plants to climb.
  • Water regularly, particularly in dry weather, to maintain quality of crops.


  • July to October. Pick beans regularly to encourage further cropping.

Planting/Flowering Calendar

Planting Time
Fruiting Time

Fully Grown Plant Dimensions (approx)

Plant Dimensions
300 cm
60 cm
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