Borlotto Bean Lamon Climber (A) Phaseolus vulgaris L. (from Belluno)

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*Heritage Variety*
As seen on BBC Gardeners World TV Friday 14/05/04, being planted by Chris Beardshaw. "The gourmets choice" - Elspeth Thompson, The Sunday Telegraph 13/01/02

Although you can use any borlotti bean for making 'Pasta e Fagioli', The bean to use is Lamon from Belluno in the Veneto region of Italy. Variegated bean, pinkish red splodges on white. High iron and fibre content. 

Approximate seeds quantity: @50
Beans per pod: 6-7 beans
Weight: 35g
Sow: from 
April - June
Plant height: 180-190cms
Growing Habit - Shelling Bean 

Partnership plant: Chard, Cauliflower, Cabbage, Cucumber, 
Chicory and Radicchio, Lettuce, Aubergine, Radish.

What to sow after: Chard, Carrots, Cauliflower, Cabbage, Cucumber, 
Chicory and Radicchio, Fennel, Endive, Lettuce,  Aubergine,
 Melon, Pepper, Tomato, Leek, Parsley, Radish, Spinach, 
Lamb's lettuce, Courgette.


  • 5
    Borlotti Lamon

    Posted by P W on 8th Apr 2021

    A fantastic bean - truly the best borlotti you can grow! It grows well in the UK climate giving you a large crop in late summer.