Bean (runner) 'Red Knight' Phaseolus coccineus 'Red Knight'

bean (runner) 'Red Knight'


'Red Knight' is a vigorous, twining climber grown as an annual, with bright green, heart-shaped leaves and orange-red flowers in summer. These are followed by long, straight, green pods, eaten young as runner beans

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      bean (runner) 'Red Knight'

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      1.5-2.5 metres

    • Spread

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun

  • scissorsPruning

    Remove tips of shoots once they reach the top of the support

  • bambooSoil

    SoilChalk, Clay, Loam, Sand

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Wall-side Borders

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate from seed

  • insectPests

    May be attacked by slugs and snails and black bean aphid. Birds may also be troublesome

  • microbeDiseases

    Generally disease-free but may be susceptible to foot rot