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fava bean Vicia faba

Fava Bean has been planted 9 times by Growstuff members.


fava bean is an annual crop (living and reproducing in a single year or less)

Median lifespan

140 days


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How to grow fava beans

Grown for: pod (1)

Plant from: seed (7), seedling (1)

Plant in: sun (7), semi-shade (1)

Scientific names

  • Vicia faba

Alternate names

  • broad bean
  • fava bean
  • field bean
  • bell bean
  • tic bean

Fava bean varieties

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