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Broad Bean Dreadnought
Broad bean seeds - Dreadnought
Dreadnought is a quick growing varietyof board beans giving good size pods of white seeded beans. Each pod has up to 7-8 beans. This Broad Bean boasts an excellent flavour and the beans freeze well, especially as the seeds don't discolour once frozen. The plant grows around 120cm tall and 45cm wide.
Product Part Number: 30107
When to sow
When to Sow Dreadnought Broad Bean Seeds
February to April
Where to Sow
Early sowings in individual pots in glasshouse or cold frame.Direct sowings in growing site, 5cm deep in double rows 20cm apart.
What to do next
Broad bean seedlings which have been raised in a glasshouse should be transplanted to the growing site in March, 10cm apart in double rows 20cm apart. Outdoor sowings should be thinned to 10cm apart, the thinnings can be transplanted to make extra rows.
Always remove the pods carefully as the stems are not immensely strong.