OPEN FOR CLICK & COLLECT - 27 Montgomery Road, Sheffield, S71LN
Plant name: Broad Bean 'Longpod'
Other names: Vica faba 'Masterpiece Green Longpod'
Plant family: Fabaceae
Light preference: Full sun
Soil preference: Loam, chalk, clay; acid, neutral; well-drained
Flowering/fruiting month: Sow (Feburary-April) Harvest (June-August)
Description: Broad Bean Imperial Green Longpod is a popular variety amongst allotment growers. It is a high yielding variety giving up to 8 green beans per pod with a very good flavour
Care: 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.