Growing Calendar for Broad Bean Seeds - Masterpiece Green Longpod
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Masterpiece Green Longpod is a reliable and popular long pod Broad Bean variety with up to six or seven flavoursome beans in every pod.
The tender-green Broad Beans are excellent for freezing so you can enjoy the beans even after harvest time for tasty beans to enjoy in autumn.
Materpiece Green Longpod received the RHS Award of Garden Merit for its great growing qualities. Easy to sow and plant on in April or May it's a great addition to the allotment with pretty white flowers before the beans form.
Sow Indoors: February-March, singly in clean pots or modules of compost 2in (5cm) deep. Water well.
Sow Outdoors: March-April, direct into the required harvest position, 2in (5cm) deep, 8in (20cm) apart in double rows 8in (20cm) apart. Leave 18in (46cm) between each double row. Keep soil moist at all times.
Plant Out: Indoor raised crops in April 8in (20cm) apart in double rows 8in (20cm) apart. Leave 18in (46cm) between each double row.
Run strings both sides along the double row at 12in (30cm) and 24in (60cm) from the ground, supporting stems as they grow. Pick young for best flavour.
Standard Seeds E.C Rules and Regulations.
Not fruited yet. I'll wait and see.
Growing well in pots at the minute
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