Lofthouse Landrace Fava Bean

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Vicia faba

110 days. Diverse population of more heat tolerant fava beans selected to perform well in hot, dry conditions. Bred by Joseph Lofthouse. Diversity in bean shape and size. Become a breeder- grow and select those which perform well in your garden!

How to grow it:

Germ Temp

Indoor Start

Germ Days

Frost Tolerant

Sun

Seed Depth

Plant/Row Spacing

60-65

1-2 weeks

6-30 d.

Yes

Afternoon shade to full sun

2”

12”/18”

Plant during a break in the weather in early- late March. Plant 2.5" deep, thin to 1' apart, with rows 18" apart. May take up to 3 weeks to emerge. Do not under-water as the weather warms up. Harvest dry seed pods in late summer into a bag. Free seeds by beating the bag, use a fan to separate light chaff from heavy beans.

Seed specs:

Packet size: 25 seeds minimum

Germ%: 99