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Broad beans

by Diane - September 15th, 2015.
Filed under: allotment, Suttons Seeds.

Aquadulce Claudia is recommended for autumn and winter sowings throughout the U.K. for the earliest crops the following spring and summer.

Bean (Broad) Seeds – Robin Hood
Never tried broad beans on the patio before? Dwarf variety Robin Hood will provide you with a good crop of nutritious beans that taste far superior to any you’ll find at the supermarket!SMALL SPACES made easy! Are you feeling left behind by the grow-your-own revolution because you live in a gardenless apartment or have a postage-stamp-sized patio? Dont worry: Anyone with a sunny windowsill, patio, or balcony can cultivate home-grown vegetables. In fact, choosing plants that are nutritious, delicious, and attractive is the ultimate way to maximise limited space. Weve tried and tested these varieties suitable for small spaces and know they’ll succeed, but thats not to say there arent other vegetable seeds that you could try!Dwarf type for small spacesSuitable for summer and autumn croppingGood tolerance to soil borne diseases

Bean (Broad) Seeds – Witkiem Manita
A fast-growing, quick-maturing broad bean, producing a good harvest of short, well-filled pods. The beans have a high tannin content, giving them particularly good taste. For spring sowing.

Bean (Broad) Seeds – The Sutton
Bred by Suttons. Can be sown in succession March-July outdoors, and November-February under cloches to produce a very early crop. Recommended for small gardens. Sown as instructed, a packet of seed is sufficient for a single row of approximately 8.3m (27′). Dwarf variety. White seeded variety. RHS Award of Garden Merit winner. Recommended by the National Institute of Agricultural Botany. Great beginner variety.Heritage Seed Variety, 1925 packet details – A wonderful dwarf type of broad bean, attaining a height of nine to twelve inches only when grown in the open ground. The plants are of more or less spreading habit and are so freely branched that a very large number of pods is produced, each containing four or five beans of superior table quality.

Bean (Broad) Seeds – Karmazyn
A must for anyone looking for something different! Karmazyn is a compact-growing broad bean that will produce a bountiful crop of tasty and colourful beans!

Bean (Broad) Seeds – Giant Exhibition Longpod
Pods of good length and beans of delicious flavour. Very successful on show benches. For spring sowing. White seeded variety.

Bean (Broad) Seeds – De Monica
This superb, early-maturing variety grows well in low daylight conditions, producing bountiful crops of 15cm (6) long pods filled with 5-7 tasty, creamy-coloured beans per pod.Early maturing, delicious podsWill grow in low light conditions

Bean (Broad) Seeds – Listra
A superb, early maturing broad bean producing a good crop of tasty pale-green beans. Performs well even when sown quite late.