Package of Johnny's Selected Seeds
Package of Johnny's Selected Seeds

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Windsor
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Windsor

2141

Product ID: 2141

An "Old World" bean that has gained popularity in the U.S.

The demand for Fava beans - also known as Broad beans - has been growing, creating a niche product opportunity for market growers. Windsor is a classic English variety with 5-6" pods containing 3-5 large, 1", fresh green shell beans. Favas prefer cool, mild conditions and are suitable for early spring and fall planting. Dry beans are light brown. Avg. 275 seeds/lb. Packet: 50 seeds.

Product Price Qty
2141Packet  $3.65 
21411/2 Pound  $5.65 
21411 Pound  $8.75 
21415 Pounds  $25.00 
214125 Pounds  $96.25 
2141100 Pounds  $309.00 

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Days to Maturity or Bloom:   75

Plant Cycle:   (A)  

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Growing Information

Beans, Fava



CULTURE: Unlike most beans, fava beans prefer cool weather and are best planted at the same times as peas. Sow 1" deep 4-6" apart, in rows 18-36" apart. Where winter lows stay above 10°F (-12°C) sow in September. Inoculants can increase yields. Pick for green shelling when beans are plump inside the large pods.
DISEASES AND PESTS:
Control aphids that are responsible for the spread of viral diseases that cause leaf blackening, especially apparent during hot weather.
AVG. SEEDING RATE:
90'/lb., 11 lb./1,000', 160 lb./acre at 3' row spacing.
PACKET:
50 seeds sows 17'.


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