Fava Bean, Windsor, Raw Seed - Grow Organic Fava Bean, Windsor, Raw Seed (lb) Cover Crop
Fava Bean, Windsor, Raw Seed - Grow Organic Fava Bean, Windsor, Raw Seed (lb) Cover Crop
Fava Bean, Windsor, Raw Seed - Grow Organic Fava Bean, Windsor, Raw Seed (lb) Cover Crop
Fava Bean, Windsor, Raw Seed - Grow Organic Fava Bean, Windsor, Raw Seed (lb) Cover Crop
Fava Bean, Windsor, Raw Seed - Grow Organic Fava Bean, Windsor, Raw Seed (lb) Cover Crop
Item Number: SCL705

Fava Bean, Windsor, Raw Seed (lb)

Also Called Broad or Horse Bean

Regular price
$5.99 /Lb
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$5.99
Ships from Northern CA.
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Description

Vicia faba Cool season legume cover crop

Also called Horse or Broad bean, the Fava is not really a bean at all, but a member of the pea-vetch family. It produces long pods filled with large, edible beans which are popular fresh, dried or pickled.
  • Application Rate: 2-5 lb/1,000 sq ft or 125-175 lb/acre
  • Inoculant: Pea Vetch or Garden Combination Mix inoculant (sold separately)
  • Germination: Days
  • Plant Height: 8' (on good soil)
  • Uses: Green manure, attracts beneficial insects, fixes nitrogen, edible beans
  • Facts to Note: This tall legume is deep-rooted and fixes Nitrogen up to 150 lb/acre. Beautiful black and white flowers attract many beneficial insects. The large seeds must be planted deep (up to 3") and early to grow a good stand prior to cold weather. Easy to turn under if mowed or scythed first.

Features

  • Adds Significant Organic Matter
  • Attracts Bees/Butterflies
  • Attracts Beneficial Insects
  • Cold Hardy
  • Down to 25°F
  • Fixes Nitrogen
  • Good for Weed Competition
  • Loosens Heavy Soils

Characteristics

Life Cycle : Annual
Plant Height : over 36"
Plant Height : Tall
Planting Time : Fall
Seed Variety : Single

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Shipping Weight: 1.1 lb

Dimensions: 8.0"L x 5.0"W x 1.5"H

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