They grow in long green pods.
The beans inside are plump, about 1/2 inch (1 cm) long, and are sort of half-moon shaped.
Sweet White Runner Beans are light beige with off-white streaks.
They hold their shape well when cooked, yet have a creamy texture.
Young pods can be eaten as green beans.
Unsoaked Sweet White Runner Beans will require about 2 1/2 hours of simmering time. Use 1 part Sweet White Runner Beans to 3 parts water.
They are good in salads.