Broad bean - Egyptian

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Broad bean – Egyptian

$4.20

BROAD BEAN: EGYPTIAN

(VICIA FABA)

Tolerates warmer climates as well as frosts. A small bean not much bigger than a pea. Eat fresh like peas, or dried.  Excellent as Greek style salad hummus, or as full mudammas. Rich in vitamins B and E.  Sow late summer, autumn, winter, and spring in cooler areas. Mature plants tolerate frost.

As it is low growing, it also tolerates wind better than taller varieties & resists lodging.

 

WHEN TO PLANT

Cool Climate:  FEB – SEPT

Temperate: MAR – JUL

Sub – Tropical: MAR – JUN

Tropical: MAR – JUN

Arid: APR – JUN

 

SOIL PREFERENCES

PH 6-7.5

Rich, well-drained soil

GROWING TIPS

Direct sow 3cm deep-water once after sowing and not again till they germinate.

Space 10cm apart – rows 20cm apart.

 

DAYS TO HARVEST

90 – 120 Days

APPROX 35 SEEDS

OPEN POLLINATED SEED 100% TASMANIAN GROWN

GROWN ORGANICALLY

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