This dwarf, compact Broad Bean is absolutely perfect for small gardens and offers bumper crops of 15cm (6in) pods, each packed with 5 deliciously tender beans. Ideal for successional sowings to give continuous picking through the season.
Companion planting: Try growing broad beans with summer savory to help repel black bean aphids, a common pest of broad beans.
Patio, Kitchen Garden
Up to 30cm (11.8in)
Up to 25cm (9.8in)
Easy for all
Easy for all
1 packet (15 broad bean seeds) (TKA48808)
Direct sow broad bean seed under cloches in February, or without protection from March to April. For particularly early crops some varieties of broad beans may also be sown outdoors under cloches from early autumn to late winter.
Grow beans in full sun on rich fertile, well manured soil with protection from strong winds. Plant broad beans in double rows set 23cm (9") apart and allowing at least 60cm (24") between each double row. Sow broad beans at a depth of 5cm (2") deep and a distance of 23cm (9") apart within each row and water well. Germination usually takes around 10 days.
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