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Need fava bean guidance

Posted by sweetquietplace 6 WNC Mtn. (My Page) on
Sun, Jun 9, 13 at 12:04

On March 9th I planted Ianto's favas. A month later I gave up on their ever sprouting. On April 12 I was delighted to see some action. Now they're 5' tall and have been blooming about 10 days. However, I can't see any pods being formed. Is this normal? When will I have something to go in the pot?


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RE: Need fava bean guidance

It's normal. One day you will suddenly see pods. Meanwhile enjoy the scent of the flowers. Are they supported in any way? I'd suggest driving a post in each end of the row and running a couple of strings up one side and down the other.


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RE: Need fava bean guidance

Thanks, Flora. Supports? Didn't enter my mind in March. All I wanted to do was to get my hands down in the soil again. These favas are becoming top-heavy and I'll do some staking now.


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