Bean, Broad ‘Aquadulce’ (Faba sativa)
This is the traditional variety which can produce up to 5 beans to each pod. Our strain has been rigorously selected to give long pods well filled with beans.
When to sow: July and August (earlier in mild climates)
Where to sow: Direct into the garden
Depth to sow: 3cm
Aspect: Full sun or as sunny a spot as possible.
Soil: Prepared, well drained, fertilised soil. Add lime if soil is too acid.
Spacing: Between plants 10-15 cm
Between rows 60 to 90 cm apart
Directions: Broad beans are cool season crops best planted in southern Australia in July and August. Both frosty and hot weather inhibits pod set. All broad bean varieties need staking.
Packet 50 seeds