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Broad Bean 'Masterpiece Green Longpod'

A hugely prolific and tasty broad bean which is my favourite for harvesting, blanching and freezing.
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45 seeds

5 seedlings

Delivery:

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sow Under Cover
Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Type
Edible Crop
Position
Kitchen Garden
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Height
1.2m (4ft)
Group/Species
fava
Common name
Broad Bean Crimson-flowered
Moisture
Well-drained
Size
45 seeds
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
30cm (12in)
Cultivation
Sow Feb/March and Oct/Nov in Rootrainers for planting out in early spring, or direct sow straight into the ground March/April. Plant seed 5cm deep, 20cm apart in staggered rows 30cm apart. Sow extra seeds at the end of the row for transplants.

Description

A hugely prolific and tasty broad bean, which is my favourite for harvesting, blanching and freezing.

Please note, illustrated packets are being introduced gradually over the coming months, availability may vary.

Care Tips

Will need staking, watering and having the tips pinched out once pods start to form.