Broad Bean Varieties: All

Aquadulce Claudia

Aquadulce Claudia

A reliable and hardy variety that can overwinter for a spring crop.
Type: Overwintering
Sow: Oct-Jan
Harvest: May-Jun
Statissa

Statissa

Can be eaten like mangetout when small, or as beans when mature.
Type: Maincrop
Sow: Feb-May
Harvest: Jun-Aug
De Monica

De Monica

Pods are long and filled with large beans. Can be overwintered.
Type: Overwintering
Sow: Oct-Mar
Harvest: Apr-Jul
Robin Hood

Robin Hood

A dwarf variety suitable for growing in pots on the patio.
Type: Dwarf
Sow: Mar-May
Harvest: May-Jul
Giant Exhibition Longpod

Giant Exhibition Longpod

A longpod bean with a good reputation for flavour. Good for showing.
Type: Maincrop
Sow: Feb-Apr
Harvest: Jun-Aug
Listra

Listra

Matures early in the season. Relatively short pods.
Type: Maincrop
Sow: Feb-Apr
Harvest: Jun-Aug
Karmazyn

Karmazyn

A colourful red pink bean in a traditional green pod. Compact growth habit.
Type: Maincrop
Sow: Feb-Apr
Harvest: Jun-Aug
Luz De Otono

Luz De Otono

A fast growing broad bean suitable for overwintering. Produces long pods filled with large beans.
Type: Overwintering
Sow: Nov-Dec or Jul
Harvest: May-Jun or Nov
The Sutton

The Sutton

A heritage dwarf variety ideal for small gardens.
Type: Dwarf
Sow: Nov-Jul
Harvest: Apr-Oct
Masterpiece Green Longpod

Masterpiece Green Longpod

A long podded variety well regarded for flavour.
Type: Maincrop
Sow: Feb-Apr
Harvest: May-Aug
Express

Express

A fast growing variety for an early summer harvest.
Type: Maincrop
Sow: Feb-May
Harvest: May-Jul
Witkiem Manita

Witkiem Manita

One of the quickest growing varieties, relatively short pods.
Type: Maincrop
Sow: Feb-May
Harvest: May-Jul
Crimson Flowered

Crimson Flowered

Good for garden growing. Pretty flowers. Relatively short pods.
Type: Maincrop
Sow: Feb-May
Harvest: May-Jul
Super Aguadulce

Super Aguadulce

Long pods full of beans.
Type: Maincrop
Sow: Feb or Nov
Harvest: Jun-Jul