How to Grow Fava Beans
Actually a vetch, this cool-weather crop matures in early summer, when other beans are just getting started.
- Excerpted from How to Grow Practically Everything
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Fava beans are usually ready to harvest 2-1/2 months after planting. Check the pods regularly, and pick them once they're clearly swollen with beans but still look glossy. Once the pods turn leathery, the beans inside are still edible but tough.
Excerpted from How to Grow Practically Everything
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