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Broad Bean Red Epicure

Unwins Seeds

SKU 1116702
Original price €0.00 - Original price €0.00
Original price €0.00
€4.99
€4.99 - €4.99
Current price €4.99
08 Mar. Estimated arrival
05 Mar. Order placed
06-07 Mar. Order dispatches
08 Mar. Delivered!
🚚 Order within the next 2 hours, 15 minutes for delivery by 08 Mar, 2024.
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(For counties outside of Dublin & Kildare) If your order is overweight or bulky or fragile and your shipping address is not based in Dublin or Kildare then we will ship your order by pallet.

Broad Bean Robin Hood yield plants with five to seven tasty beans per pod. This variety produces a high yield, overwinters well and crops early when sown in autumn, or can be sown later for an autumn harvest.

The ability to harvest in autumn is a unique quality and allows you to extend the amount of time you can enjoy these delicious beans over. This unusual variety has long pods and produces very tasty beans.

  • Sow Feb-May
  • Harvest Jun-July

Product Highlights

  • Long pods and tasty beans
  • Overwinters well

Product Specification

Plant Spacing: 15cm
Plant Height: 90cm
Row Spacing: 25cm
Sowing Depth: 5cm
Sow Time To Flower: 3 months
Sow Time To Germination: 2 weeks
Spread: 15cm
Pack Quantity: 40 seeds

Tips & Advice:

Sowing Outdoors
Sow individual seeds 5cm deep and 15cm apart, in well-drained soil. Protect with cloches or fleece in cold weather. Broad beans are often sown in double rows about 25cm apart. Allow 45cm between each set of double rows. In raised beds, sow single rows 25cm apart.
Aftercare
Pinch out growing tips when in full flower to deter blackfly. Requires support. Keep well-watered, especially in dry spells and at the time of flower setting.
Advice
In cold areas, where the soil is poorly drained, or where there are mice, seeds can be sown 5cm deep in compost, in pots or module trays. Water well, keep in a light position and plant out from March after acclimatising to outdoor conditions.
Harvest
Pick the beans as young as possible for the best flavour. When very young, they can be cooked and eaten in their pods. Broad beans are delicious cooked, cooled and used in salads too.

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