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Green Manure. Field Beans

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110gms seed per packet. A medium to long term green manure. Sown after harvest providing both organic matter and nitrogen fixation. Sow at 20gms/square mtr. Suitable for heavy soil. Generally frost hardy, but maybe particularly affected by a hard winter. Dig in before flowering. Green manure provides a cheap, economical source of composting material and soil improver, as well as reducing weed establishment in ground that would be otherwise empty.
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Broad Bean

Vicia faba

ALSO KNOWN AS

Fava Bean, Faba Bean, Horse Bean, Field Bean

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FULL SUN

MODERATE CARE

MODERATE WATERING