Bean, Frog Island Native Fava

Bean, Frog Island Native Fava

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$3.35
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$3.35

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 it 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