{"id":297837428777,"title":"Bean Seeds - Fava - Organic","handle":"bean-seeds-fava-organic","description":"\u003cp\u003e70-80 days. Fava Beans, a staple in southern Europe cuisine, particularly the Mediterranean. \u003cspan style=\"font-size: 15px; text-decoration: underline;\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"text-align: left; color: #000000; text-transform: none; line-height: 21px; text-indent: 0px; letter-spacing: normal; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue',Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: underline; word-spacing: 0px; display: inline !important; white-space: normal; orphans: 2; float: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: transparent;\"\u003eThese are much smaller seeded than the traditional English broad bean. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/span\u003eCan be grown as a garden vegetable or as a cover crop. Like Austrian Field Pea, Fava Beans will replenish nitrogen-depleted soils, making it ideal for those of you growing soybeans, corn, alfalfa, and wheat.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\n\u003ch4\u003eSelect a Different Use for This Seed:\u003c\/h4\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"profile-links\"\u003e\u003ca href=\"\/products\/bean-seeds-fava-sprouting-organic?variant=13432949833843\"\u003e \u003cimg src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2016\/2681\/files\/mini-seed.png?15880154197533826775\"\u003e\u003cu\u003eSprouting\u003c\/u\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"profile-links\"\u003e\u003ca href=\"\/products\/bean-seeds-fava-sprouting-organic-microgreens-seeds?variant=13432237883507\"\u003e \u003cimg src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2016\/2681\/files\/tlm-microgreens.png?4946520050077590398\"\u003e\u003cu\u003eMicrogreen\u003c\/u\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c!--split--\u003e\n\u003ch2\u003eGrowing Organic Fava Beans\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eLatin Name:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cem\u003e Vicia faba\u003c\/em\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eOther Names:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eDays to Maturity:\u003c\/strong\u003e 70-80\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eHardiness Zone:\u003c\/strong\u003e 8-9\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePlanting Depth:\u003c\/strong\u003e 2\"\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePlant Spacing:\u003c\/strong\u003e4-6\"\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eRow Spacing:\u003c\/strong\u003e24\"\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eGrowth Habit:\u003c\/strong\u003eVine\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eTemp Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Warmer\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eLight Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Full Sun\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eResistances: Drought\u003c\/strong\u003e None\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eIf you are growing Fava Beans as a garden vegetable, start seeds indoors between February and March. 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Fava Beans, a staple in southern Europe cuisine, particularly the Mediterranean. \u003cspan style=\"font-size: 15px; text-decoration: underline;\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"text-align: left; color: #000000; text-transform: none; line-height: 21px; text-indent: 0px; letter-spacing: normal; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue',Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: underline; word-spacing: 0px; display: inline !important; white-space: normal; orphans: 2; float: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: transparent;\"\u003eThese are much smaller seeded than the traditional English broad bean. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/span\u003eCan be grown as a garden vegetable or as a cover crop. Like Austrian Field Pea, Fava Beans will replenish nitrogen-depleted soils, making it ideal for those of you growing soybeans, corn, alfalfa, and wheat.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\n\u003ch4\u003eSelect a Different Use for This Seed:\u003c\/h4\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"profile-links\"\u003e\u003ca href=\"\/products\/bean-seeds-fava-sprouting-organic?variant=13432949833843\"\u003e \u003cimg src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2016\/2681\/files\/mini-seed.png?15880154197533826775\"\u003e\u003cu\u003eSprouting\u003c\/u\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"profile-links\"\u003e\u003ca href=\"\/products\/bean-seeds-fava-sprouting-organic-microgreens-seeds?variant=13432237883507\"\u003e \u003cimg src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2016\/2681\/files\/tlm-microgreens.png?4946520050077590398\"\u003e\u003cu\u003eMicrogreen\u003c\/u\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c!--split--\u003e\n\u003ch2\u003eGrowing Organic Fava Beans\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eLatin Name:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cem\u003e Vicia faba\u003c\/em\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eOther Names:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eDays to Maturity:\u003c\/strong\u003e 70-80\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eHardiness Zone:\u003c\/strong\u003e 8-9\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePlanting Depth:\u003c\/strong\u003e 2\"\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePlant Spacing:\u003c\/strong\u003e4-6\"\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eRow Spacing:\u003c\/strong\u003e24\"\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eGrowth Habit:\u003c\/strong\u003eVine\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eTemp Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Warmer\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eLight Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Full Sun\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eResistances: Drought\u003c\/strong\u003e None\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eIf you are growing Fava Beans as a garden vegetable, start seeds indoors between February and March. Transplant outdoors once the soil can be tilled. If you are growing them as a cover crop, plant outdoors between September and November. Ideal growing temperatures are between 70-80° F. Fava Beans a susceptible to Black Aphids, and because of their shallow roots, they run the risk of becoming moldy or mildewy if over watered. Also, use straw mulch to cover soil so it can hold moisture, resisting evaporation. If you are wanting Favas to go to seed, give the plant about 4-5 months.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eUse as a cover crop to pull nitrogen from the atmosphere and enrich the soil. \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003chr\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e Read more about Cover Crops:\n\u003cp\u003e-\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.trueleafmarket.com\/blogs\/articles\/weve-got-you-covered-a-guide-to-cover-crops\" target=\"_blank\" rel=\"noopener noreferrer\"\u003e True Leaf Market Blog - Cover Crops the Why, What, When, and How\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!--split--\u003e"}
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70-80 days. Fava Beans, a staple in southern Europe cuisine, particularly the Mediterranean. These are much smaller seeded than the traditional English broad bean. Can be grown as a garden vegetable or as a cover crop. Like Austrian Field Pea, Fava Beans will replenish nitrogen-depleted soils, making it ideal for those of you growing soybeans, corn, alfalfa, and wheat.


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Growing Organic Fava Beans


  • Latin Name: Vicia faba
  • Other Names:
  • Days to Maturity: 70-80
  • Hardiness Zone: 8-9
  • Planting Depth: 2"
  • Plant Spacing:4-6"
  • Row Spacing:24"
  • Growth Habit:Vine
  • Temp Preference: Warmer
  • Light Preference: Full Sun
  • Resistances: Drought None

If you are growing Fava Beans as a garden vegetable, start seeds indoors between February and March. Transplant outdoors once the soil can be tilled. If you are growing them as a cover crop, plant outdoors between September and November. Ideal growing temperatures are between 70-80° F. Fava Beans a susceptible to Black Aphids, and because of their shallow roots, they run the risk of becoming moldy or mildewy if over watered. Also, use straw mulch to cover soil so it can hold moisture, resisting evaporation. If you are wanting Favas to go to seed, give the plant about 4-5 months.

Use as a cover crop to pull nitrogen from the atmosphere and enrich the soil. 



Read more about Cover Crops:

- True Leaf Market Blog - Cover Crops the Why, What, When, and How

 
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