Broad Windsor Fava Bean Seeds
Windsor Fava Beans BN19-25

Broad Windsor Fava Bean Seeds

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SKU BN19-25
$3.00 $2.75
Availability: In Stock
Country Of Origin: United Kingdom United Kingdom
Planting Instructions
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75 days. Vicia faba. Open Pollinated. Broad Windsor Fava Bean. The plant produces good yields of very large beans. The pods contain large beans (as large as a quarter) which are used fresh or dried. Excellent freezing variety! Plants require cool conditions and are not heat tolerant. Cold Tolerant. An excellent choice for home gardens. An 1800s heirloom variety from England, United Kingdom. United States Department of Agriculture, PI 2375. Disease Resistant.

Lot No: 185823

Germination: 90%

Test Date: 10/23

Seeds Per Pound: 800

Plant Height: 48” 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 (Fava)
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Minimum Outdoor Soil Temperature: above 65 F
Start Indoors Transplant Start Outdoors Start Indoors Fall Transplant Fall Start Outdoors Fall Multiple Crops
Seed Depth: 2 to 4“

Days to Germination: 7 to 14 days

Plant Spacing: 6”

Row Spacing: 18 to 24”

Sunlight Requirement: Full sun

Days to Harvest after Planting Outdoors: 90 to 200 days

USDA Hardiness Zone: N/A

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

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