Broad Bean 'Medes'
Vicia faba, Fava Beans
Ideal For:kitchen garden
Flowering Period:May, June, July
Sowing Months:January, February, March, April, May, June, October, November, December
Broad Bean 'Medes' is highly productive, yielding good crops of white-seeded pods. This RHS AGM variety is suitable for spring sowing or sown under cloches in autumn for particularly early crops.
Each medium sized, 15cm (6") pod contains up to 6 sweet, tender beans which are delicious eaten fresh, while any surplus crops are ideal for freezing.
Height: 90cm (35")
Spread: 45cm (18").
Perfect for Pollinators
Bee Friendly Plants
1 packet (30 broad bean seeds)
Companion planting: Try growing broad beans with summer savory to help repel black bean aphids, a common pest of broad beans.