Masterpiece Green Longpod - Autumn or Spring Planting Broad Beans - 35 Seeds
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- An early maincrop, green seeded variety that is a winner on the show bench
- Pick when young for ‘mangetout’ style broad beans
- Sow direct 5cm deep and 10cm apart into well-drained soil in a sunny spot. Protect from mice and slugs. If growing over winter, cover plants with a cloche during the very worst weather to prevent damage
- Support loosely with canes and string once they reach 15cm tall and pinch out the tops to prevent blackfly. Broad beans 'fix' nitrogen from the air, so cut spent plants off at ground level and leave roots to rot back into the ground to release nitrogen for next year's crops