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Vicia faba

Description

A tasty white-seeded long pod.

An early maturing broad bean which can be sown in Winter for harvesting as early as May the next year.

Harvesting seed

Collect seeds during the dry stage before the first frost when the pods are dry and brittle.

If the pods are not dry before the first frost, pull up the plants and dry indoors.

When dry, break open the pods and separate the seeds. Store in a cool, dark, dry place in an airtight container.


Additional Info

Height
91-100cm
Spread
41-50cm
Colour
Green
Hardiness
Hardy
Longevity
Annual
Seed viability
4 years
Nominal value
3 pence/seed