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Fava Peruvian Emerald Bean

Fava Peruvian Emerald Bean

R 24.00

Peruvian Emerald fava beans produce plump tasty beans in pods of two to three beans per pod. The yields are exceptionally high, in fact the highest of any Fava bean we ever grown at Glen Seeds. Use in stews and other dishes for a tasty high quality protein addition and of course using empty garden space during winter!

Fava Beans grows during winter and apart from being used in cooking, especially as an addition to stews, improves your soil like no other legume!. The amount of nitrogen that Fava Beans puts in your soil is extremely high.  When you do a follow up planting in soil where fava beans has grown you do not have to add anything for the plants. Fava beans produce enough nitrogen to satisfy even the heaviest of feeders like corn and cabage. Do not pull fava bean plants from the soil. Chop them to keep the roots around which the nitrogen forms in tact.

Fava Beans don’t need staking. Plants can reach up to 1.2 meters.


Approximately 25 seeds

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