Frog Island Purple Fava Bean


Easy on the eyes, nourishing for the garden, and a delight for the palate!

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Frog Island Purple Fava Bean –┬áVicia faba

The favorite of our 2016 International Year of Pulses trials, this stately variety produces pretty pods with an average of 3-4 beans per pod. Purple color develops as beans dry. Excellent cover crop and nitrogen fixer. OP. 80 days.

Directions: Direct seed 6″ apart in spring/early summer for fresh eating, or thicker in spring/late summer for cover crop. Will winter kill.

20 Seeds

Seeds grown by Earthly Delights Farm in Boise, ID