Vicia Faba

80 SEEDS

Egyptian Broad Beans

Egyptian Broad Bean Seeds

Similar in appearance to other varieties, a prolific amount of smaller pods/beans are produced on a more compact and sturdy plant.

The shorter growing height and sturdy branches of this variety help to withstand windy conditions, however staking will be required to produce best results and reduce damage to plants. Versatile vegetable that also makes an excellent highly effective manure crop.

Broad beans are also known as Fava beans.

Health & Culinary Notes

  • Rich in vitamins B and E.
  • Culinary options are varied, shoots can be pinched out and sauteed, young beans can be used in salads.
  • With so many great recipe available, why not make a delicious middle eastern dip.

$3.40

In stock

Planting Guide

Seeds per packet

80

Sow

Direct

Depth

2-3cm

Plant Spacing

20cm

Row Spacing

50cm

Position

Full Sun

Height

50-70cm

Harvest

90-120cm

Cool Climate

Sow in Feb-Sep

Temperate Climate

Sow in Mar-Jul

Hot/Arid Climate

Sow in Mar-Jun

Tropical Climate

Sow in Mar-Jun