Broad Bean Seeds - The Sutton
Average Packet Content 45 seeds
An RHS Award of Garden Merit winner, it's perfect for attracting honeybees to your outside space too. Recommended by the National Institute of Agricultural Botany, this one's a great beginner variety.
Sow this particular variety of Broad Bean Seeds from March-July outdoors, and November-February under cloches. Sow direct into soil prepared by digging and raking at a depth of 50mm (2"), spacing the seeds alternatively in rows 15-23cm (6-9") apart. Allow 38cm (15") between further rows (Germination up to 21 days). Can also be sown in pots or trays of compost on a windowsill or in a greenhouse for eventual planting outside. Grows best in a sheltered site, but not shaded, in well drained soil. Pinching out tips helps to prevent attacks of Blackfly. Ideal for early and late sowings under cloches and or successional sowing outdoors. Sowing to Cropping – 12-14 weeks. Ht: 38-45cm (15-18")