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Bean (Broad) Seeds - The Sutton Bean (Broad) Seeds - The Sutton Bean (Broad) Seeds - The Sutton

Bean (Broad) Seeds - The Sutton

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Bred by Suttons. Can be sown in succession March-July outdoors, and November-February under cloches to produce a very early crop. Recommended for small gardens. Sown as instructed, a packet of seed is sufficient for a single row of approximately 8.3m (27'). Dwarf variety. White seeded variety. RHS Award of Garden Merit winner. Recommended by the National Institute of Agricultural Botany. Great beginner variety.

Heritage Seed Variety, 1925 packet details - A wonderful dwarf type of broad bean, attaining a height of nine to twelve inches only when grown in the open ground. The plants are of more or less spreading habit and are so freely branched that a very large number of pods is produced, each containing four or five beans of superior table quality.

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Bred by Suttons. Can be sown in succession March-July outdoors, and November-February under cloches to produce a very early crop. Recommended for small gardens. Sown as instructed, a packet of seed is sufficient for a single row of approximately 8.3m (27'). Dwarf variety. White seeded variety. RHS Award of Garden Merit winner. Recommended by the National Institute of Agricultural Botany. Great beginner variety.

Heritage Seed Variety, 1925 packet details - A wonderful dwarf type of broad bean, attaining a height of nine to twelve inches only when grown in the open ground. The plants are of more or less spreading habit and are so freely branched that a very large number of pods is produced, each containing four or five beans of superior table quality.

Hardiness:-10 degrees

Resistance to Disease:False

Seeds:True

Bulbs:False

Shrubs:False

Tree:False

Plants:False

Aftercare - Easy:True

Aftercare - Moderate:False

Aftercare - High:False

Scented:False

Height:21-30cm

Cut Flower:False

Edible Flower:False

Spread:21-30cm

Organic:False

Good For Dried Flowers:False

Drought Resistant:False

RHS Award of Garden Merit:True

Vegetables recommended by the NIAB:True

Award Winners in Fleuroselect Trials:False

Likes Acidic Soil:False

Containers:False

Hanging Baskets:False

Beds & Borders:True

Rockeries:False

Climbers:False

Greenhouse, Glass House or Home:False

Prefers Full Sun:False

Grows in Sun or Partial Shade:False

Grows in Sun or Shade:False

Partial or Full Shade:False

Shade:False

F1 Variety:False

Hardy Annual:False

Half Hardy Annual:False

Greenhouse Annual:False

Hardy Biennial:False

Greenhouse Biennial:False

Hardy Perennial:False

Tender Perennial:False

Half Hardy Perennial:False

Greenhouse Perennial:False

Shrub:False

Butterflies:False

Birds:False

Bees:False

Sow this particular variety of Broad Bean Seeds from March-July outdoors, and November-February under cloches. The Broad bean Seeds - the Sutton packet of seed is sufficient for a single row of approximately 8.3m (27'). Sow direct into soil prepared by digging and raking at a depth of 50mm (2"), spacing the seeds alternatively in rows 15-23cm (6-9") apart. Allow 38cm (15") between further rows (Germination up to 21 days). Can also be sown in pots or trays of compost on a windowsill or in a greenhouse for eventual planting outside. Grows best in a sheltered site, but not shaded, in well drained soil. Pinching out tips helps to prevent attacks of Blackfly. Ideal for early and late sowings under cloches and or successional sowing outdoors. Sowing to Cropping – 12-14 weeks.Ht: 38-45cm (15-18")

Recommended for freezing. HEALTH BENEFITS: A source of vitamins A, C and E, plus protein and fibre. CULINARY TIPS: Cook pinched-out tips as a tasty alternative to spinach.

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Great germination
01 June 2016
Reviewed by: FionnG
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