Broad Bean Seeds

Again, we can only show a few samples of broad beans on this page as there are so many varieties available.

Broad Bean Aguadulce:
Extremely hardy, the
ultimate in fine seeded
broad beans, with very
small, almost round,
tender, sweet beans.
Well filled pods sit
horizontally on the plants
for easier picking and
contain approx. 5 beans
each. 100cm(40in).
Around 50 seeds per pkt.


Broad Bean Aguadulce: Sow outdoors October-February, where they are to crop, 5cm (2") deep, directly into finely-prepared, well-cultivated, fertile soil, which has already been watered. To make the best use of space, sow seeds 23cm (9") apart, in a wide row in a zigzag pattern, leaving a space of 60cm (2') between each row. Seedlings usually appear in 14-24 days. Do not sow in very cold weather or when soil is waterlogged. Water well until plants are established. Harvest: June-August.

 

Broad Bean Bunyards
Exhibition: Reliable
longpod variety, popular
and versatile, for autumn
and spring sowing, 6-8
white seeds per pod for
large crops. Full of flavour
Around 50 seeds per pkt.

Broad Bean Bunyards Exhibition: Sow outdoors October-November or February-May, where they are to crop, 5cm (2") deep, directly into finely-prepared, well-cultivated, fertile soil, which has already been watered. To make the best use of space, sow seeds 23cm (9") apart, in a wide row in a zigzag pattern, leaving a space of 60cm (2') between each row. Seedlings usually appear in 10-18 days. Water well until plants are established. Successional sowings will ensure a continuous supply and longer harvest. Or sow indoors February-April, 2.5cm (1") deep into individual pots of compost. Water well and place in a warm position. A temperature of 15-20?C (60-68?F) is ideal. Gradually accustom plants to outside conditions (avoid frosts), before planting out 23cm (9") apart during April-May. Harvest: June-August.


Broad Bean Witkiem
Manita: Very early and
fast growing. Short well
filled pods containing 4-5
white beans with excellent
flavour. Very early to crop
from spring sowings.
Excellent source of
vitamin C, folate and fibre
Around 45 seeds per pkt.


Broad Bean Witkiem Manita: Sow outdoors February-May, where they are to crop, 5cm (2") deep, directly into finely-prepared, well-cultivated, fertile soil, which has already been watered. To make the best use of space, sow seeds 23cm (9") apart, in a wide row in a zigzag pattern, leaving a space of 60cm (2') between each row. Seedlings usually appear in 10-18 days. Water well until plants are established. Successional sowings will ensure a continuous supply and longer harvest. Or sow indoors February-April, 2.5cm (1") deep into individual pots of compost. Water well and place in a warm position. A

Witkiem Vroma:
Very succulent and tasty.
High yielding variety
which produces early
crops of long, well
filled uniformpods. Very
succulent and tasty beans.
Around 50 seeds per pkt.


temperature of 15-20?C (60-68?F) is ideal. Gradually accustom plants to outside conditions (avoid frosts), before planting out 23cm (9") apart during May. Harvest: June-August.


Broad Bean Witkiem Vroma: Sow outdoors October- January under cloches or February-April, 2in (5cm) deep in double rows spaced 12in (30cm) apart. Allow 9in (23cm) between seeds. If more than one double row is required, allow 24in (60cm) between them. Harvest: June-early August. Pick regularly to ensure a continuous crop.