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6070

Broad Bean Dwarf Early Green

  • Botanical Name: Vicia faba

Popular Italian Fava bean for simple yet gourmet cooking. The early and vigorous plants have 25cm pods each with 6-7 seeds and pods that are bright green at maturity and are excellent sautéed with garlic. Broad Beans are like peas and prefer to grow in the cooler months of spring and autumn avoiding hot weather. Support to one metre may be required.

Matures 75 days from direct sowing.

Read our BLOG on Broad Beans for more information.

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INFORMATION

ORIGIN

Heirloom
OPTIMUM SOIL TEMP FOR GERMINATION
7-10
DAYS TO GERMINATION
6-10
Height
100cm
PREFERRED GROWING PERIOD
Cooler Temps
WHEN TO SOW
1.3
NUMBER OF SEEDS PER PACKET
25
PREFERRED GROWING METHOD

Direct Sow
BEST USE

Gourmet Vegetable

KEY to
WHEN TO SOW

1
EARLY
SPRING
2
LATE SPRING &
EARLY SUMMER
3
LATE SUMMER &
EARLY AUTUMN
   

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