A member of the legume family, broad beans are hardy and adaptable, they grow in most soils and climates. They're a great source of protein and carbohydrates, as well as vitamins A, B1 and B2.

Whether your looking for a super heavy crop, or are more interested in some of their finer flavours from sweet to nutty. Some varieties do best in cold areas and some do well in warm.

There is a variety for every garden. If you need recommendations, why not contact us where one of our team will be able to help.

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Aquadulce Claudia - 35 Seeds / £2.00    Best Seller

The hardiest of all broad beans, this is the best variety for planting in late autumn to grow through winter. Sow more in spring for an extended crop.

Bunyard's Exhibition - 35 Seeds / £2.00    Nuttiest Flavour

A favourite of chefs worldwide because of their beautiful colour and unique nutty flavour.

Eleonora - 35 Seeds / £3.50    Organic

If you are growing organic then these are the beans for you. It is a popular variety because it has longer pods, which are packed with tasty white beans.

Karmazyn - 35 Seeds / £2.50    Unusual Pink Seeds

A carmine-pink seeded variety that also has a small habit. Making it ideal for container growing or where space is at a premium.

Masterpiece Green Longpod - 35 Seeds / £2.50    An Exhibition Favourite

Early maincrop green seeded variety. Pick when young for a 'mangetout' style broad bean.

Best green seeded broad bean for freezing.

Scorpio - 35 Seeds / £3.25    Sweetest White Broad Bean

A late maincrop variety and a very heavy cropper.

Suprifin - 35 Seeds / £3.00 - RHS AGM Award Winner

Winner of a Royal Horticultural Society, Award of Garden Merit for reliability and good performance.

The Sutton - 35 Seeds / £2.50 - Best Green Seeded Variety for Containers

The Sutton is a dwarf variety only growing to 45cm. Excellent for those where space is at a premium.

Valenciana - 35 Seeds / £3.25  - Great White Seeded Variety for Freezing

Produces very long pods of up to nine white beans per pod.

Witkiem Manita - 35 Seeds / £2.25  - Best for Late Sowing

Ideal rescue plant if you’ve forgotten to sow your broad beans, can be planted as late as May!

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