Bean Scarlet Runner
Bean Climbing Scarlet Runner Vegetable Seeds
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Bean Climbing Scarlet Runner Vegetable Seeds


  • Seven year bean, can be treated as perennial.
  • Attractive red flowers.
  • Heirloom bean variety.
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Bean Climbing ‘Scarlet Runner’ Vegetable Seeds

Botanical name: Phaseolus coccineus

Synonyms: Scarlet Runner

‘Scarlet Runner’, also known as ‘Seven Year’, is an ornamental heirloom bean featuring stunning scarlet flowers and long, flat, dark green pods. The seeds are beautifully mottled in purple and black, ideal for drying. This variety can behave as a perennial, regrowing from the rootstock each year. Best suited for cooler areas, it may struggle to flower and bear fruit in warmer regions.

Plant Type:

  • Perennial climbing bean

Plant Height:

  • Grows to 2.5 m; requires a trellis

Sow When:

  • Germination:
    • Temperate, Subtropical: Spring to early summer
    • Tropical: Unsuitable


  • 4 – 10 days


  • 2 – 4 cm deep


  • Full sun

Sow Where:

  • Direct into garden bed

Soil Type:

  • Fertile, well-drained, pH 6.2 – 7


  • 10 – 15 cm apart at the base of a trellis


  • Water well once after sowing seed and then do not water again until seedlings appear


  • 65 days (fresh), 115 days (dried): pick daily, early in the morning for the best flavour

Additional information

Weight N/A

100 grams, 250 grams, 1 kg

Product Specifications

  • Open pollinated, heirloom variety.
  • Non GMO and no chemical treatment.
  • Botanical name: Phaseolus coccineus.
  • Seeds per gram: Approx. 4.
  • No shipping to Tasmania due to quarantine restrictions.