Broad Bean Robin Hood Seeds
Info: The broad bean Robin Hood is a special breed from Great Britain. The plant remains extremely compact and suitable for smaller gardens or balconies. Despite its small size, the plant of Robin Hood belongs to one of the most productive varieties. It makes plenty of short pods containing up to six beans. The tasty beans are ideal for freezing. In mild areas, a autumn culture with Robin Hood is possible.
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|