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Broad bean (Vicia faba)

The broad bean is an annual vegetable
It if from the lentil family

broad bean

ROTATION

It is grown in the seed vegetable bed.

CULTIVATION

Sow in place in March during a waxing crescent moon.

NEIGHBOURING PLANTS

The broad bean can be grown with the other lentils.

DISEASES AND PARASITES

Mildew which can be treated by a Bordeau mix or a nettle solution.

ADVICE

Pinch the stems between the 5th and 7th flower to activate the harvest.