Growing Calendar for Broad Bean Seeds - De Monica
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'De Monica' is a dual purpose, disease resistant Broad Bean variety which can be sown to overwinter for your earliest spring crops.
From a spring sowing 'De Monica' is so fast growing and quick to mature' it will be amongst your earliest cropping broad beans too.
Plants have a strong upright habit with 2-3 stems per plant. Pods contain 5 -6 large white flavoursome beans and are held off the ground so are kept clean and easy to pick.
Very fast growing!
Sow Indoors: January-March, singly in clean pots or modules of compost 2in (5cm) deep. Water well.
Sow Outdoors: March-April and October-November direct into the required harvest position, 2in (5cm) deep, 8in (20cm). Leave 18in (46cm) between each row. Keep soil moist at all times.
Plant Out: Indoor raised crops in Mar-April 8in (20cm) apart. Leave 18in (46cm) between each row.
Pick young for best flavour.
Standard Seeds E.C Rules and Regulations.
Harvest from sowing: May-August.
Seed has produced really strong plants
Seed germinated fairly quickly with a high success rate
Good robust seeds. That's it!
With easy-to-handle large seeds, robust nature and ability to grow in the ground or containers, broad beans make a lovely crop of vegetables to try if you’re growing your own crops for the first time.
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Pack Quantity: 60 Seeds: Sufficient for a 15ft / 4.5m Row