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|Broad Windsor (a.k.a. English Windsor Broad, Broad Pod Windsor, Horse Bean, Conqueror, Exhibition Long Pod) (Vicia faba)
65-75 days. Snap, Shell, or Dry Bean Upright, strong, and tall 2-4' plants produce good yields broad, 1" wide pods, 6-8" in length filled with very large beans (often as big as a U.S. Quarter Dollar coin). The Broad Windsor Fava Beans have a flavor that is similar to a blend of limas and peas, but are more nutritious than limas. One of the tastiest of all dried beans. Delicious at the shelling stage, takes well to a variety of herbs and spices. The best of both worlds for those who love gardening and cooking. Pick beans at 2-3" for snap beans. From Virginia northward, favas are planted in the spring, whereas in Gulf Coast states and warm coastal areas they may be planted from October to December for harvest in March. Cold hardy to 12° F.
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We thank you for visiting our site, and hope you will be pleased with your purchase. We strive to bring you the highest quality heirloom and open-pollinated garden vegetable seeds, non-hybrid, non-genetically modified (non-GMO), and completely untreated with unhealthy chemicals. That is our pledge to you our valued customer, we will never knowingly buy or sell genetically modified (GMO) or hybrid seeds. We work very hard to ensure that you can have confidence knowing that the seeds your heirloom open-pollinated plants create will give you the same heirloom open-pollinated vegetable variety next season (when given proper isolation from cross-pollination of course!), and that they will be pure, healthy vegetable garden seeds! Happy Gardening!