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Vicia faba

Description

Grown at the end of the 18th Century this variety can even be used as ornamentals in a flower bed.

Pods are medium sized with four or five tasty bright green beans.

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
81-90cm
Spread
41-50cm
Colour
Green
Hardiness
Hardy
Longevity
Annual
Seed viability
4 years
Nominal value
5 pence/seed