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Witkiem Manita Broad Bean Seeds
  • Witkiem Manita Broad Bean Seeds

Witkiem Manita

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One of the fastest-growing broad beans around, this super-early spring-sown bean has amazing taste and is ready around the same time as fall-sown varieties.


    Vicia faba


    75 - 95 Days



  • Plant Size

    Height Up to 100cm (39.4in) Spread Up to 45cm (17.7in)

  • Hardiness & Longevity

    Hardy Annual

  • Ideal For

    Allotments & Gardens

  • Position In

    Full sun


Witkiem Manita Broad Bean Seeds

[65 days] The earliest spring-sown broad bean on the market, Witkiem manita is the go-to variety for anyone who missed the window for fall planting. It has a spectacular cold tolerance, a great taste, and is a great for storage. The stalks provide numerous short pods, each containing 4-5 juicy white beans.

You can plant it as early as February and harvest as early as June. If you’re a huge fava (broad bean) fan like I am, successional sowings through May will keep you in fava bean heaven for the entire year.

Height: 100cm (39”). Spread: 45cm (18”).

Common Questions

When is it best to sow Witkiem Manita broad bean seeds? Witkiem Manita seeds are normally sown in the spring between February and April, some other broad bean varieties can be sown in the Autumn months.

What height do Witkiem Manita Broad Beans grow to? Witkiem Manita seeds are a quick to mature broad bean that has a plant size of around 45cm, with 4-5 short, white beans per pod.

How many Witkiem Manita seeds should I plant? Broad Beans have a high germination rate so it's best to sow one seed per Witkiem Manita plant wanted in your garden. You can plant a couple of extra plants at the end of your row just in case some of your plants don't grow or suffer disease.

Sow and Harvest Times

Plant out:

Product Features

Germination Time
7 - 14 Days
Sowing Method
Start in Pots or Trays
Days to Maturity
60 Days
Number of Seeds Per Packet
Recommended Soil pH
5.0 - 6.0


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