Got the seeds, now, let'em shoot!
Balcony or terrace
One step at a time, with a lil water and light.
Sow the seeds 0.5 cm deep in well composted soil
Space the seedlings at 30cm by 60cm
Germination will take place in 6-8 days
Harvest 45-50 days from sowing
Good things take time and care
Why is my broad beans not flowering?
A failure to bloom could be an indication of a nitrogen deficiency. When your broad bean plant is more than 45 days old, provide one tablespoon of 15:15:15 (NPK) fertilizer per plant or mix handful of Vermicompost in the soil around each plant.
Why are my broad bean seeds not germinating?
Improper growing conditions like over watering/ under watering, not enough sunlight or sowing in the seeds too deep can all affect the germination process of your broad bean seeds. Make sure you are following the sowing and growing instructions correctly to ensure successful germination.
Why are my broad bean leaves turning black?
A broad bean rust is one of the most common fungal diseases that can infect your plant. This can turn the leaves black. If you notice any such symptoms, spray your plant with appropriate medicines.
All the plant gossip, through the grapevine. Pun intended
Broad brands are great for bone health, help in digestion, high in antioxidants and help with keeping you full longer and avoid unnecessary binge eating. Young broad beans can be eaten raw and the more mature broad beans need to be cooked before consuming. Broad beans are also fat free.
1 cup of broad beans is 187 calories, 13g protein, 33g carbs, less than 1g fat, 9g fibre. It contains nutrients such as foliate, amounting to 40% of the Recommended Daily Value, manganese at 36% RDV, copper at 22% RDV, phosphorous at 21% RDV, iron and potassium. These provide various benefits ranging from bone health to cellular regeneration.
1.Remains of broad beans were found in Egyptian tombs.
2.Because of flat and large seeds of the surti papdi, it is called Broad Beans.
3.Ancient Egyptians regarded broad beans as a food of the lower class.
Water your potted broad beans plant every alternate day in winter & every day in summer. Water at the soil near the plant.
Ideal sowing medium to grow broad bean seeds is 2 part garden soil & 1 part any organic manure or 1 part garden soil, 1 part coco peat & 1 part Vermicompost.
Broad beans need full sunlight to grow well.Make your raised beds in a sunny spot and keep your containers under open sunlight to ensure that your plant receives sufficient sunlight.
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