Vicia faba 'Statissa'
Broad Bean 'Statissa'
Vicia faba Broad Bean 'Statissa' is a superb, compact variety with a neat upright habit that makes it ideal for growing in containers. This early setting variety produces short, slender pods. Harvest them regularly while still small for delicious 'mangetout' pods to eat raw or steamed, or allow the pods to fill out with tasty small beans. Height: 70cm (28in). Spread: 30cm (12in).
This variety has an RHS Award of Garden Merit.
|Awards||RHS Award of Garden Merit|
|Botanical name||Vicia faba|
|Common name||Broad Bean 'Statissa'|
|Flowering time||Spring, Summer|
|Plant type||Vegetable Seeds|
|Season of interest||Summer|
|Time to maturity||1 - 2 years|
|Ultimate height||0.6m - 1m|
|Ultimate spread||0.1m - 0.5m|
|Useful/additional information||Sow seeds from March to May. Sow seeds thinly direct outside or in containers, 3cm (1in) deep in rows 45cm (18in) apart. Alternatively space sow seeds in a bucket-sized container. As plants mature they may require staking with hazel twigs or canes to help support the crop.|