Broad Bean Crimson Flowered Seeds
Info: Broad Bean / Horse Bean `Crimson Flowered` is a feast for the eyes in the garden: it produces beautiful purple large flowers, which develop into upright sturdy, short pods with delicious beans. This variety is also very suitable as an ornamental plant, for the enclosure of vegetable beds and grows well even in pots. The beans are suitable for fresh consumption, but can also be dried and then cooked.
Sowing & cultivation: Broad beans are best suited to a cool climate, so sowing can start from end of March to May outdoors. Before sowing, soak the seeds in water for one day. Sow in rows 50 cm apart 4 - 6 cm deep, 20 cm apart in the row. Broas beans need a good, nutrient-rich soil in a sunny location.
|Botanical name||Vicia faba|
|Sowing||from March to June outdoors|
|Location||sunny, rich soil|
|Germination temperature||8 - 15°C|
|Germination||7 - 15 days|
|Harvesting||June to October|
|Height||50 - 70 cm|