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Bean, Frog Island Native Fava

Bean, Frog Island Native Fava

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Vicia faba

Easy on the eyes, nourishing for the garden, and a delight for the palate!

The favorite of our 2016 International Year of Pulses trials, this stately variety produces pretty pods with an average of 3-4 beans per pod. Purple color develops as beans dry. Excellent cover crop and nitrogen fixer. We received these seeds from a 2016 Organic Seed Alliance seed swap and have been delightedly growing them ever since. A most stunning and tasty fava. OP.

Directions: Direct seed 6" apart in spring/early summer for fresh eating, or thicker in spring/late summer for cover crop. Will winter kill.

Seeds grown by Earthly Delights Farm in Boise, Idaho.

20 Seeds.

Directions: Direct seed outside as soon as soil can be worked in spring, or plant in late summer. Provide 18" spacing between rows.

Planting Depth

Seed Spacing

Days to Germination

Days to Maturity

1”

6”

6-14

80

 

We are a small (but growing!) seed company with limited inventory. In order to ensure that there are enough seeds to go around, please limit your bulk orders to a quantity of 2 per item. When you order a quantity of 3 or more of a bulk item, we will edit your order to a quantity of 2 and refund you the difference. Thank you for understanding! If you have a question about bulk orders, please email cassie.snakeriverseeds@gmail.com.