Barlotto Lingua Di Fuoco 2 French Bean Seeds

Barlotto Lingua Di Fuoco 2

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Sometimes called ‘Fire-Tongue’ for its red mottling, the Barlotto Lingua di Fuoco French bean makes a great-tasting, colourful addition to any garden. Good for eating fresh or as a “pod bean” (and also as an ornamental!), these beans will add a bit of splash to both your garden and your palate.



Barlotto Lingua Di Fuoco 2 French Bean Seeds

Barlotto Lingua di Fuoco is a mid-early climbing French bean that produces long, red-mottled pods filled with cream-colored, red-splashed beans. The beans are a great, both as green pod beans (I love eating them fresh from the stalk) and as a dry bean. No matter what the use, the beans have an excellent flavour. Their colour makes them especially fun for children, and the red splashes on the pods make them particularly easy to find amongst the foliage.

The color of the beans themselves does fade upon cooking, but never fear—the excellent flavour remains. Pick young and eat whole or use the dry bean in soups, stews and casseroles.

Like all French beans, the Barlotto Lingua di Fuoco is a dwarf plant that grows well in containers and patio gardening. It is a climbing bean, however, and will need staking.

Germination 7-14 days

Common Questions

Can you grow Barlotto Lingua Di Fuoco 2 french beans from seed? Sow you Barlotto Lingua Di Fuoco 2 French bean seeds out doors 4 inches apart and 2 inches deep. You can begin sowing your seeds at the end of May and early June, covering with fine soil. Make sure you water well and create supports to minimise any damage to the new roots.

What vegetable seeds should french beans not be planted next to? French beans should not be planted near veggies that do not do well with extra nitrogen, like tomatoes and peppers. Barlotto Lingua Di Fuoco 2 French beans also don't grow well next to beetroot, chives, onions and garlic as these can stunt the beans stalk.

What are good companion plants for Barlotto Lingua Di Fuoco 2 french beans? French beans are fantastic companions to many vegetables like broccoli, brussels sprouts, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, celery, kale and peas. They benefit from the extra nitrogen levels that are given to the surrounding soil from the growth of beans.

Does Barlotto Lingua Di Fuoco 2 French Beans require support? Yes, Barlotto Lingua Di Fuoco 2 is a climbing french bean meaning they require support or a frame just like runner beans.

Barlotto Lingua Di Fuoco 2 Details

Average Germination Time
7 - 14 Days
Sowing Method
Direct to Ground
Days to Maturity
75 - 95 Days
Packet Seed Count
Recommended Soil pH

Sow and Harvest Times

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