Seed - Broad Bean Tripoli
1 RHS Broad Bean Tripoli seed pack
(Botanical Name: Vicia faba)
Pack Size 20g seeds
A true large seeded broad bean producing up to 7 seeds per pod. The pods are longer and the seeds much larger than other varieties, providing a bumper crop of delicious beans. Suited to a range of climates showing good resistance to heat. Ideal for home gardeners as it is very productive and easy to grow.
Plant Height: 210cm
How to Grow:
Sow in double rows 30cm (12in) apart. Space seeds 25cm (10in) apart and 5cm (2in) deep. Seedlings appear in 10-14 days.
Keep plants moist and weed free. Pinch out the tops of your plants when pods are 7-10cm (3-4in) long. This will deter aphids and encourage well-filled pods.
When to Sow/Plant Seed:
Autumn to Spring
Fertile, well cultivated