Broad Beans. Choose a sunny, well-drained position. If low temperatures are experienced in early spring, some bud drop may occur. This is natural and new flowers will quickly follow. Matures approx 11-13 weeks. An early maturing selection from Exhibition Long Pod. Pods are fleshyshort, and approx 25-28cm long.
Colour: White Habit: Climbing Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 100cm x 50cm
Broad Beans. This tender and succulent, green seeded variety produces small, mild flavoured beans that are suitable for fresh use or freezing. Excellent crop for spring harvest. Matures approx 11-13 weeks. Green seeded cultivar approx 90cm tall. Evergreen has smaller beans than other cultivars. The beans remain bight green when cooked and have mild flavour.
For extended harvest, sow every 5-6 weeks during season. Working in Hauraki Peat before sowing will improve drainage.
Colour: White Habit: Climbing Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 90cm x cm
Peas are one of the best cool season crops for the home garden and can be grown in all climates. . Sweet variety. Ideal for freezing. Hardy,reliable and grows well in all climates. Quick maturing. Approx 65 days
Peas prefer well drained, neutral to slightly alkaline soil. Apply garden lime or dolomite prior to planting. Blood and Bone is also beneficial. Pick every 2 - 3 days to prolong flowering.