The Sutton Dwarf
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Broad beans are a must in the vegetable garden, and if you’re short on space, the Sutton Dwarf is a great choice. It grows only to 45cm, needs no staking, and yields a copious amount of long pods, each containing 4-7 delicious white beans.
The Sutton Dwarf Broad Bean Seeds
The Dwarf Sutton is the broad bean of choice for gardener’s with small allotments, patios, or exposed sites. Because they’re so compact, they can aren’t as heavily affect by winds and generally don’t need any added support or staking. But don’t let its smaller size fool you – it still yields an abundant crop of 6-inch pods full of yummy beans. When young, the pods can be eaten whole, or when left a bit longer, will produce 4-7 tender beans per pod.
In the kitchen broad beans are great steamed or boiled. They’re also a fantastic addition to your garden vegetable soup, either as a puree or whole. And don’t forget to add them to casseroles, completing the taste sensation with garden onions and tomatoes. Broad beans are also great for storing, either dried or frozen. Dried beans can also be used for next year’s crops.
How long does it take Sutton Dwarf broad bean seeds to fully germinate? The germination of The Sutton Dwarf broad bean seeds usually takes around 10 days. The seeds should be spaced 23cm apart with a soil depth of 5cm and well watered once planted.
Can you grow Sutton Dwarf in pots? Sutton dwarf is the ideal plant to grow in pots or containers on your patio. The broad bean plant takes little room and requires no support to mature to full size.
How tall does Sutton Dwarf plants grow? Sutton dwarf broad beans can grow up to about 45cm in height. Your plant won't need support to grow to this size.
The Sutton Dwarf Details
- Germination Time
- 7 - 14 Days
- Sowing Method
- Direct to Ground
- Days to Maturity
- 75 - 95 Days
- Packet Seed Count
- Recommended Soil pH
Sow and Harvest Times