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Broad Bean Plant 'The Sutton'

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Vicia faba 'The Sutton'

  • A dwarf variety perfect for the smaller plot.
  • Extremely hardy, so ideal for over-wintering.
  • Excellent flavour and heavy cropping too.

Supplied as compost block grown plants.

Available from late March NEXT YEAR

5 or more £0.80GBP each. Group & quantity discounts
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Pollinator FriendlyRHS Award of Garden Merit

This dwarf broad bean is great for the smaller garden or veggie patch. It will produce deliciously tender white seeded beans with a good yield and flavour. Ideal for pot growing

These plants can be over-wintered should you wish as they are very hardy.

Recommended by the RHS to be an excellent attractant and nectar source for bees and other beneficial insects.

  • Grow to around 12" (30 cm) tall.
  • Does not needing supporting.
  • Set out 9" (23 cm) apart in interspaced double rows 12" (30 cm) apart.
  • Ensure you keep them watered, particularly if the weather is dry.
  • Top Tips
  • If you have Pheasants in your area beware! They love young broad bean plants and will dig them up so please take precautions.
  • Young broad bean tops make an excellent spinach substitute.
  • To help the beans swell, ensure you water well.
  • To reduce blackfly and improve pod development pinch off the top 1" of the stems whenthe first beans appear
  • The beans are best picked when they are young and tender.
  • Freeze your excess beans.
  • When you have finished harvesting dig the plants into the ground to provide green manure and valuable nitrogen to the soil.

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How To...

How to Sow & Grow Beans
Detailed advice on sowing and growing beans of all kinds outside and under protection. Includes information on watering and pest control.

How To Videos

Edible Classroom - Planting Beans (Video)
Paul explains how to plant the Beans the children have grown and the activities that can stem from this.

General Information

What's A Compost Block Grown Plant?
Information on the size of the compost blocks that Victoriana grow their plants in - and what you can expect to receive.

Plants Awarded The RHS Award Of Garden Merit
A listing of the seed and plant varieties sold by Victoriana Nursery Gardens that have been awarded the Award Of Garden Merit by the RHS.

Pollinator Friendly Plants
A detailed guide to the seeds and plants sold by Victoriana Nursery Gardens that will attract and provide a food source to bees and other beneficial pollinating insects.




Plant Passport Registration Number: GB-34265