Broad Bean: Aquadulce

Vicia faba
40 seeds/pkt
  • Pods to 25cm
  • Excellent flavour
  • High yielding

$3.25 inc GST

Broad Bean Aquadulce

$3.25 inc GST

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Product Description
Planting Guide

Product Description

Long pods, growing to 25cm, which contain seeds that are commonly referred to as "beans". Beans are used fresh or dried. Young beans can be eaten raw in salads, old beans are cooked as a vegetable. Excellent flavour. Broad beans are also known as "Fava beans”. Broad beans are best sown directly into the garden bed. Water seeds after sowing and then not until germination to prevent the seeds from rotting. Broad beans grow to 0.5-1.7m tall and are need support with posts and string. Pick frequently to encourage more pods. Germination rates are slower in cooler weather.

Planting Guide

Method: Direct
Planting Depth: 50mm
Best Planting Season/s: , ,
Germination: 7 to 14 days at 5-25C
Life Cycle: Annual
Plant Height: 50 - 170cm
Row Spacing: 100cm
Plant Spacing: 30cm
Position: Full sun
Days to maturity/flowering: 70-90 days
Other: Plants do best with a medium to climb on; trellis or garden stake are popular solutions. Pick regularly to prolong flowering