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Purple Fava

purple-fava-bean Purple "Vicia faba
HOW TO GROW FAVA BEAN

Favas are hardy annuals, tolerating frost but not prolonged freezes. In mild climates zone 7 or higher, sow 3 weeks before the first hard killing frost for spring harvest. Favas grown in zone 6 and below should be planted only in the spring. Also sow in early Spring for Fall harvest, February to early April, germination takes longer. Separation by flower time may let grow two varieties that would not cross. Plants do not tolerate heat. Eat fresh when pods are green or harvest for storage and seed when pods are black. Among the highest rates of nitrogen fixing for beans. Soil pH 6.1-7.8. Hardiness zones 3-11. Annual.

Days from maturity calculated from the date of seeding. Average 15-20 seeds per ounce, average 275 seeds per pound. Federal germination standard: 75%. Usual seed life 3-6 years. Isolation distance for seed saving: 1 mile.

Planting Depth 1-2”
Soil Temp. Germ. 55-75˚F
Days to Germ. 5-30
Plant Spacing 4-6”
Row Spacing 18-30”
Days To Maturity 70-240
Full Sun, Moist Well Drained

Purple Seed Count
15 Beans ≈ 15 seeds
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  • 15 Beans$3.50
This rich purple selection of rare favas are rich in fiber, iron, and protein. They are also known as Purple Guatemalan. Tags: Color: Brown, Heritage: Heirloom, Season: Summer, Certification: Organic.
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Purple Fava

purple-fava-bean Purple "Vicia faba
This rich purple selection of rare favas are rich in fiber, iron, and protein. They are also known as Purple Guatemalan. Tags: Color: Brown, Heritage: Heirloom, Season: Summer, Certification: Organic.
HOW TO GROW FAVA BEAN

Favas are hardy annuals, tolerating frost but not prolonged freezes. In mild climates zone 7 or higher, sow 3 weeks before the first hard killing frost for spring harvest. Favas grown in zone 6 and below should be planted only in the spring. Also sow in early Spring for Fall harvest, February to early April, germination takes longer. Separation by flower time may let grow two varieties that would not cross. Plants do not tolerate heat. Eat fresh when pods are green or harvest for storage and seed when pods are black. Among the highest rates of nitrogen fixing for beans. Soil pH 6.1-7.8. Hardiness zones 3-11. Annual.

Days from maturity calculated from the date of seeding. Average 15-20 seeds per ounce, average 275 seeds per pound. Federal germination standard: 75%. Usual seed life 3-6 years. Isolation distance for seed saving: 1 mile.

Planting Depth 1-2”
Soil Temp. Germ. 55-75˚F
Days to Germ. 5-30
Plant Spacing 4-6”
Row Spacing 18-30”
Days To Maturity 70-240
Full Sun, Moist Well Drained

Purple Seed Count
15 Beans ≈ 15 seeds

Meet Your Farmer

We promote fair trade, organic practices and environmental responsibility throughout the Restoration Seeds supply chain. Below are the family farmers and seed suppliers who bring our open pollinated seeds to you.

Hobbs and Meyer Farms Certified Organic by CO Dept. of Ag. Seed grower since 1996
We are a family farm business located in Avondale, Colorado and La Puebla, New Mexico. Our mission is to renew and strengthen communities by stewarding the land and guiding the health of seed, food and people. We grow a wide diversity of certified organic crops on 43 irrigated acres at three locations. At our Colorado farms we produce garlic, open pollinated seeds, fresh vegetables, grains, sour cherries and mulberries. In New Mexico we concentrate on apples and culinary herbs.We also partner with several other farms in southern Colorado and northern New Mexico to supplement our seed offerings and manage seed isolation distances. Our farmer partners are Mer-Girl Gardens in La Villita, NM, White Mountain Farm in Mosca, CO and Ring-a-Ding Farm in Howard, CO.We grow 8 varieties of garlic; approximately 70 varieties of open pollinated vegetable, herb and flower seeds; specialty produce; and ancient and heritage grains. Our value added food products are marketed under the brand "Campo y Cocina". Our seeds are marketed under the brand "Farm Direct Organic Seed". Our produce is sold as "Hobbs & Meyer Farms".We are dedicated to on-going learning and improvement on our farms. We have have been certified Organic since 2001 and have designed our systems with principles from rotational, conservation, regenerative, and biodynamic agricultural farming systems. We are also working on developing habitat and forage for pollinating insects on our properties." fava bean Color: Brown, Heritage: Heirloom, Season: Summer, Certification: Organic TRUE Beans 15 Beans 10700 29.2 36 continue manual 3.5 TRUE FALSE http://034ea2b.netsolhost.com/restoration-seeds-76/fava-bean/fava-bean/Purple_IMG_9176.jpg Purple fava bean image
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