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Bean Broad Bunyards Exhibition Country Value Range Seed
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Bean Broad Bunyards Exhibition Country Value Range Seed

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This heavy cropping variety of has long slender pods with around 5 - 7 white beans per pod they have a sweet and tasty flavour.  
 
Seed Qty 25
 
Broad beans have fragrant black and white flowers followed by long leathery pods the tasty beans are within these pods.  They need a sunny spot with a humus rich fertile soil and apply a granular fertiliser a week before sowing. The beans are sown in double rows around 23cm apart for an early crop they can be sown in early autumn into winter.
 
Sow the beans March - April 5cm deep 23cm apart leaving 23cm between the rows.  Alternatively sow under cloches from January.  When the flowers have wilted pinch out the top of the bean.  Water well when the pods start to swell if the weather is dry.
 
Germination takes between 7- 14 days
Sow February - April
Harvest June- August
Companion Plants Carrots, spinach, peas and radish.
Do not plant with Onions or Chives.
Begin to harvest when the beans have started to show through the pods, twist off the beans picking 2-3 times a week
A good source of vitamin A,C and E
Lightly steam or boil.
Mr Fothergills Country Value Range

 

 

 

 
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