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Broad beans followed by runner beans or sweetcorn?

DogmumDogmum DerbyshirePosts: 84
I’m currently growing some dwarf broad beans (the Sutton) my seedlings are in pots and about an inch tall at the moment.  I’m looking to plant them out into a prepared bed in the next week or so, depending on the forecast, thinking I might wait for latest storm forecast for Wednesday to pass through first.  
My question is do you think these will have finished cropping in time for me to use the same bed for sweetcorn (swift F1)?
The beans say 12-14 weeks between sowing and cropping, so maybe early to mid May, but how long do broad beans crop for?
The sweetcorn say plant out end of May/June, would they maybe sit in big pots for a while if the beans aren’t finished?

If you don’t think sweetcorn following the broad beans will work, would I be ok following the broad beans with runner beans? But I’m not sure about beans following beans.

I’m just trying to work out how to get the most from the beds I already have.
Thanks
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  • fidgetbonesfidgetbones Posts: 16,162
    My runner beans and sweetcorn get planted out at the beginning of June, and broad beans are still cropping then.
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