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Vegetable Seeds - Beans, Broad

Broad beans, aka Fava beans, are an easy to grow, protein rich staple. Young beans are especially delicious. There's a guide to growing broad beans on the site here: Grow Your Own Broad Beans

Beans, Broad Seeds

Beans, Broad Seeds

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Bean : Broad Bean : Bunyards Exhibition

A gardeners favourite for over 100 years for its reliable performance and heavy crop of long pods in most soils. The pods contain an average of 6 beans, with some up to 8 seeded.

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RHS Award of Garden Merit

Aquadulce Claudia

A long podded, white-seeded tasty broad bean that's early to mature. Recommended for autumn and winter sowings throughout the UK for the earliest crops the following spring and summer.

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Aquadulce Claudia - ORGANIC SEEDS

Early maturing with long pods and high yields. In our opinion, the best variety for autumn sowing to harvest late the following spring.

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RHS Award of Garden Merit

Aquadulce Claudia Seeds

Aquadulce Claudia is an early maturing bean with long pods and high yields. In our opinion, the best broad bean variety for autumn sowing to harvest late the following spring.

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RHS Award of Garden Merit

Bean : Broad Bean : Aquadulce Claudia

This variety is universally recognised as being best for an autumn sowing. It establishes itself very quickly and will produce a very early crop. It is white seeded and the pods are up to 15-18in long.

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Bean : Broad Bean : Express

This is the fastest maturing variety of any broad bean and an early spring sowing will out yield all others. Up to 34 good pods per plant! It is also winter hardy, outstanding for deep freeze as it does not discolour and probably for the same reason is pa

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Bean : Broad Bean : Imperial Green Longpod - 50 beans

15-inch+ pods with up to nine large beans. Succulent, tasty and suitable for freezing. (Green Seeded)

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Bean : Broad Bean : Jubilee Hysor

A major improvement on traditional varieties, producing a tremendous yield of broad, well filled pods, each containing 6 to 8 beans of superb flavour.

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Bean : Broad Bean : The Sutton

An excellent dwarf variety only 30cm (12in) high that produces lots of 13-15cm (5-6in) pods each bearing five small, but deliciously tender beans. Very suitable for successional sowings commencing late autumn (under cloches) or late winter/early summer in

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Bean : Broad Bean Collection

Ideal where space is at a premium! Collection comprises one small packet each of Aquadulce Claudia, Imperial Green Longpod and Express.

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Broad Bean : Crimson Flowered

A heritage variety with stunning crimson flowers, followed by a good crop of short, upright pods and delicious beans. Broad Bean Crimson Flowered is ideal for growing in containers as well as in the garden, or as an ornamental edible in the flower border.

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Broad Bean : Dreadnought (Heritage)

A heritage variety and still one of the best Longpods for flavour. Pods are produced in abundance containing 7 to 8 plump white beans per pod ready to harvest in June. One of the best for freezing, as seeds do not discolour. Height to 120cm (4ft).

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Broad Bean : Green Windsor (Heritage)

Shorter and broader podded than the Longpods, averaging 4 large, dark green beans per pod and amongst the best heritage varieties for flavour. Used to make Brown Windsor soup, also a superb cooked vegetable. Surplus beans will freeze well without discolouring. Slightly later to mature than the Longpods. Height 100cm (40in).

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RHS Award of Garden Merit

Broad Bean : Statissa

Vicia faba. Compact, upright plant habit, and producing early setting of short, slender pods. Pick regularly for delicious 'mangetout' pods to eat raw or steamed, or allow pods to fill out with tasty small beans. Broad Bean Statissa is ideal in containers.

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Danko Seeds

A compact-growing, very early-maturing broad bean, producing good crops of upright little pods that are packed with delicious little white beans. Intermediate variety.

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Dreadnought Seeds

A very good broad bean The pods are of extraordinary size and length, packed with excellent quality white beans. Recommended for exhibition. Suitable for deep freezing.

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RHS Award of Garden Merit

Express

An aptly named variety, super fast growing, early maturing and poducing many well-filled pods approximately 20cm (8") long, each containing 5 or 6 plump, greenish white seeds of very good flavour. RHS Award of Garden Merit winner.

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Express Seeds

Early maturing broad bean, producing many well-filled pods about 20cm (8") long containing 5 or 6 plump, greenish-white seeds. Flavour and quality very good.

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RHS Award of Garden Merit

Giant Exhibition Longpod

Pods of good length and beans of delicious flavour. Very successful on show benches. For spring sowing. White seeded variety.

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Karmazyn

An unusual pink-seeded variety. This compact-growing broad bean will produce a bountiful crop of tasty and colourful beans.

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Karmazyn Seeds

Colourful pink/rose seeds characterise this improved heritage broad bean. Compact plants produce small, upright, easy-to-pick growing pods in profusion.

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Listra

A superb, early maturing broad bean producing a good crop of tasty pale-green beans. Performs well even when sown quite late. The pods are held erect for easy picking.

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Luz de Otono

A vigorous growing bean that shows good cold resistance for overwintering use. Produces long, high quality pods of tasty beans May-June. May also be sown in July for a November crop in mild areas. For autumn sowing.

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Mangetout Broad Bean Seeds - Stereo

Part of the James Wong Grow For Flavour Range. The finest tasting of all varieties, pick young pods when tender and eat them like mangetout.

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Masterpiece Green Longpod

Excellent length of pod and table quality. A fine green seeded broad bean and also excellent for deep freezing.

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Robin Hood Patio Variety

Patio variety of broad bean. Gives a good crop of beans from a pot.

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Statissa

A high quality, disease-tolerant broad bean, producing a heavy crop of short, dark green pods filled with nutritious, tasty white seeds. Can be eaten as mangetout.

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RHS Award of Garden Merit

The Sutton

Unique in that it can be sown in succession March-July outdoors, and November-February under cloches to produce a very early crop. Recommended for small gardens.

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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.

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