- Brand: KINGS
- Product Code: 74439
- Availability: In Stock
Kings Broad Bean Bunyards Exhibition Seeds
First introduced over 100 years ago. Heavy cropping white seeded type with long pods of 8 or 9 beans. Good flavour and a good freezer.
- £1.90 Stock Status: In Stock
- First introduced over 100 years ago. Heavy cropping white seeded type with long pods of 8 or 9 beans. Good flavour and a good freezer.
- Pack size: 50 Seeds
WHEN TO SOWFebruary to April
WHERE TO SOWFebruary sowings in pots or root trainers in the greenhouse or under cloches in the growing site. Later sowings draw out seed drills direct into the growing site 5cm(2in) deep in rows , spacing the seeds 10-15cm (4-6in) apart ,and spacing the rows 60cm (24") apart.
WHAT TO DO NEXTGlasshouse seedlings should be transplanted to the growing site in March, 10cm (4") apart in rows 60cm (24in) apart. Outdoor sowings should be thinned to 10cm (4") apart, the thinnings can be transplanted to make extra rows. When the first beans form, remove the top 6cm (2 1/2in) to help discourage black fly. Harvest once pods become filled with succulent tasty young beans.
MATURITYJuly and August
HANDY TIPUsually grown from a Spring sowing but in most years is successful from an early November sowing under cloches for a June crop.
NUTRITIONAL INFORMATIONVitamins A, C and E. a good source of protein.