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BEANS, Winter Field (Vicia Faba)


Pink/white flowers
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Description: 
Pink/white flowers ROOTS Average NITROGEN FIXER Yes GROWTH 60-90cms FOLIAGE Thin. Sow close for good ground cover DURATION Annual overwintering TREATMENT Can be cut down once to regrow SEEDS PER 100 gm: 150-200 SOIL Loam to heavy clay. Will not tolerate drought. SOW September-November SOW RATE 250gm/10sq m 75kg per acre TURNING IN When Green 

WHEN TO SOW 
September to end of November 
HOW TO SOW 
In rows 5cm deep and 20cm apart 
GROWING TIME 
Over winter 
SOIL TYPE 
Heavy land 
DIGGING IN 
Any time in spring before flowering 
COVERAGE 
25.3 sq.m. 
COMMENTS 
Excellent nitrogen fixer and extremely winter hardy. If plants become too large, chop down before digging in.
 

€2.50