Auch Ackerbohne genannt, werden die eiweisshaltigen Puffbohnen heute vor allem als Futterpflanze angebaut. Zu Unrecht! Als Humus oder Falafel sind sie eine willkommene vegetarische Abwechslung.

Fava bean

legume family Vicia faba

Fava bean broad bean, fava bean

The thick bean is a heirloom culture plant and is a good source of protein (meat alternative). Usage: quickly steam young immature grains. Mature, dried seeds go well with stews. It is popular in the garden as a nitrogen-providing green manure.

Sow in February/March in row with a distance of 50cm. The within row distance is 10cm. The space in between can be used to cultivate potatoes or tomatoes. Late seed is damaged by lice.

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Sowing quantity 2 kg/Are

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