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  • broad bean / Vicia faba 'Imperial Green Longpod'
  • Eventual height: 1.2m
  • Eventual spread: 0.3m

broad bean 'Imperial Green Longpod'

broad bean / Vicia faba 'Imperial Green Longpod'

RHS award of garden merit Perfect for pollinators
approx 50 seeds £2.75
approx 50 seeds £2.75
Quantity

  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: humus-rich, moisture retentive soil

    Produces large crops of exceptional pods up to 30cm in length. Each containing up to nine large green, deliciously flavoured beans. Good enough for showing and exhibition use as well as in the kitchen.
    Winner of an Royal Horticultural Society, Award of Garden Merit for reliability and good performance.
    Part of the seed range produced by Mr Fothergill’s Seeds in partnership with the RHS.

  • Growing Instructions:Choose a sunny spot with well-drained soil and sow seeds individually in early spring direct where they are to grow, 5cm deep and 10cm apart. Protect from mice and slugs. Support loosely with canes and string once they reach 15cm tall and pinch out the tops once pods have set to prevent blackfly.

  • Sow: February-May

  • Harvest: June-August

  • Approximate quantity: 50 seeds

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