Broad Bean The Sutton (Dwarf)
RHS Award of Garden Merit. A bush variety with yields as good as taller varieties. A source of vitamins A, C and E, and protein. Sow spaced 10cm apart in rows 45cm apart. Later sowings can be direct in the growing site in drills 5cm deep and seeds spaced 10-15cm apart, rows 45cm apart. Pinch out the top 6cm after the first pods have set to help discourage black fly.
Sow - Feb-March indoors, later outdoors. October to November for cropping the following spring.
Harvest - June - July
Seed count - approx. 50 seeds