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Fava Bean

Vicia faba

Plant Description

Fava Bean is a fast growing annual legume, with a hardiness zone between 4-10. It is in flower from May to August, it prefers moist well drained soil and can grow in heavy clay soil. This plant can grow in partial or no shade, and tolerates harsh conditions such as drought and strong winds. Their cold hardiness makes this a great choice for late season planting. Fava Bean can fix nitrogen and suppress weeds.


Plant Details

Life Forms
Soil and Moisture Conditions
Special Uses
Shade Preference
Mature Height 3 ft 3 inch
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