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Broad Beans


By jimeva


I grow Aquadulce broad beans and have just finishing harvesting my crop. I notice that only the main stem has beans on it. Several smaller stems grow on most plants, either branching from the main stem or else growing up from the below ground. None of these ever has any beans on them that come to anything, It would therefore seem sensible to remove these smaller stems early thus concentrating growth on the main stems. Any comments anyone?

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You could maybe put this in the GoY questions section also.
Some people read the questions, but not the blogs.
I hope this helps, and good luck with your beans :o)

30 Jun, 2009


Yes Tt good idea, You would think that by removing the smaller stems it would promote the growth on the main stem as is the norm, perhaps GoY's veggi'e growing members would have a better idea.

30 Jun, 2009


The last time I grew Broad Beans, I never noticed WHERE they were growing. I just picked 'em and ate 'em!... LoL

30 Jun, 2009

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