Apologies are in order. These updated photos of the cotton wool beans should have been posted a couple of days ago – somehow they got waylaid

This is the update from day 6 of runner beans in cotton wool

Looking fairly impressive for just 6 days old – the young bean plant now has a good shoot and two full leaves.

runner beans in glass with cotton wool

In this photo, you can see the roots developing further, with “branches” coming off the main root shoots.

runner beans in cotton wool