Aquadulce Fava Bean Seeds
Aquadulce Fava Beans BN113-25

Aquadulce Fava Bean Seeds

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SKU BN113-25
$3.00 $2.75
Availability: In Stock
Country Of Origin: United Kingdom United Kingdom
Description
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75 days. Vicia faba. Open Pollinated. Aquadulce Fava Bean. The plant produces good yields of large 9" long glossy green beans. The pods are filled with 7 to 8 large seeds which are used fresh or dried and can be frozen. Seeds must be planted early in cool conditions. An excellent choice for home gardens. An heirloom variety from the United Kingdom. United States Department of Agriculture, PI 469125.

Lot No: 187369

Germination: 90%

Test Date: 05/24

Seeds Per Pound: 800

Plant Height: 36” tall

Planting Season: Spring

Sunlight Requirement: Full Sun

Planting Method: Direct Sow



Fava Bean Seeds
Vicia faba

 
Seed DepthSoil Temp. for GerminationDays to GerminationSunlight RequirementsPlanting Time
2 to 4"above 65 F 7 to 14 daysFull Sun Spring/Fall
USDA Hardiness ZoneSeed SpacingRow SpacingSpace After ThinningDays to Harvest
N/A 6"18 - 24" 6"90 - 200 days
Fava Bean Seeds Planting Information:

Soak the seeds overnight in warm water. Plant the seeds outdoors directly in the garden February and April when you plant peas. Fava beans can handle cold weather down to 20 F, but they can not take hot summers. In the South, Fava beans do well when planted in the fall, between October and November, or in the early spring in March. Plants can grow 12 to 72" tall.

Soil Requirements:

Requires rich fertile soil in a well drained location in the garden. Apply much and grass clippings, or straw around base of plant.

Water Requirements:

Keep the soil consistently moist. Water only in the morning. Water well during dry and hot spells.

Fertilizer Requirements:

Use RootBlast, Vegetable Alive, and Slow Release Fertilizer when transplanting outdoors. Periodically apply Miracle Gro.

Harvest Tips:

Pull up the plant when the lower pods are full and dry and the upper pods are fully developed. Remove the beans from the pods and protective coating before use.


Beans (Pole)
Growing Calendar
Minimum Outdoor Soil Temperature: above 70 F
Start Indoors Transplant Start Outdoors Start Indoors Fall Transplant Fall Start Outdoors Fall Multiple Crops
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Seed Depth: 1 to 1 ½“

Days to Germination: 8 to 16 days

Plant Spacing: 4 to 6”

Row Spacing: 24 to 36”

Sunlight Requirement: Full sun

Days to Harvest after Planting Outdoors: 65 to 85 days


USDA Hardiness Zone: 3 to 10


Use Miracle-Gro© Seed Starting Mix for best germination results.

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