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By Nickybs

Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom Gb

any idea why my broad bean plants have loads of big fat pods with no beans in them....just little black seeds?

On plant broad bean - aquadulce



Probably the pods were not fertilised.

14 Jun, 2011


Is there anything I can do to prevent this next year? I've planted nasturtiums around them to encourage bees and discourage blackfly and I didn't net them. I there anything else I should consider?

16 Jun, 2011


Not really... In fact thinking about it if the flowers weren't pollenated the pods wouldn't have formed. Very odd.

16 Jun, 2011

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