Windsor Broad Fava
Windsor Broad Fava Bean
When planted in spring this variety will mature in 75-85 days and if sown during the fall will take 6 months The plants (3-4’) pods are which are light green in colour and have approximately 6-7 large pale green seeds each, they also shell very easily. Windsor broad bean seeds are superb for family gardens and easy for small children to handle. Broad Windsor is intended for growing as a food crop. The seeds it produces are quite huge at maturity.This large variety will fix nitrogen in your soil, so it’s perfect for planting in the fall, harvesting in the spring. In order to avoid these beans of possible toxic alkaloids these fresh or dried beans must be cooked before consumption The young, tender leaves can be eaten raw, or cooked like spinach.
All my seeds come with full growing instructions and are packaged in reusable zip lock bags to keep your seed fresh and dry.