Heirloom Fava Bean Seeds

* FREE SHIPPING ON ORDERS $20 OR MORE! *

Click here to see our live plants.

Fava Beans are also known as Broad Beans. They are a wonderful source of protein and carbohydrates. They should be removed from their pod once picked, unless the pod is young and tender.   Fava beans are one of the oldest plants under cultivation, having been grown in ancient Greece and Rome. Unlike other beans, they prefer cool weather, allowing them to be planted — and harvested — much earlier. Also known as broad beans, they are popular in Mediterranean cuisine, with many summer dishes celebrating the seasonal bean. They can also be dried for winter use. Fava beans have a distinct flavor and creamy texture that make them a fine ingredient for a wide variety of dishes.


Vroma Fava Beans

Vroma Fava 25 Open Pollinated Seeds

$3.23

Vroma Fava Beans are sturdy, upright plants with improved heat tolerance. Vroma produces large, 6 and 1/2 to 7 inch pods with 4 to 5 large seeds. They cook like a shell bean when the seeds are pale green. Dry beans are light brown. More heat tolerant and much less prone to being blown over than Broad Windsor. Harvest in about 75 days. (This is not an heirloom seed.  We only carry two types of fava beans so we put them all on this page.) 


Windsor Fava Bean

Windsor Fava Bean 25 Heirloom Seed

$3.23

Windsor Fava Bean is an "Old World" bean that is gaining popularity in the U.S. The demand for Fava beans has been growing due to their nutritional value, creating a niche product opportunity for market growers.  Windsor is a classic English variety with 5 to 6 inch pods containing 3 to 5 large, 1 inch, fresh green shell beans.  Harvest in about 90 days.


Have A Great Story About Our Fava Bean Seeds?

Do you have a great story about this? Share it!

[ ? ]

Upload 1-4 Pictures or Graphics (optional)[ ? ]

 

Click here to upload more images (optional)

Author Information (optional)

To receive credit as the author, enter your information below.

(first or full name)

(e.g., City, State, Country)

Submit Your Contribution

  •  submission guidelines.


(You can preview and edit on the next page)

What Other Visitors Have Said

Click below to see contributions from other visitors to this page...

Excellent Windsor Beans 
I love fava Windsor beans. They are easy to grow, good for the soil, good for humans. They have even been linked (anecdotally) to providing dopamine for …

Click here to write your own.


Go to Vegetable Seeds from Fava Bean Seeds

All of the variety information on the David's Garden Seeds® website, including the days to maturity, color and size are based on data from tests done at specific locations. Many factors, including geographic location, daytime and nighttime temperatures, the availability of plant nutrients, many unknown climate factors and insects/pest interact to determine a variety's performance. For information on which varieties will perform best in your area, we recommend that you contact your local county extension agent or a Master Gardener.

David's Garden Seeds® Mission Statement

Here at David’s Garden Seeds®, gardening is our passion. We provide top quality, non-GMO seeds so families can learn about gardening and love it.  In turn, we hope they will pass this passion down to their children and grandchildren, teaching them to grow  delicious food, fresh herbs and beautiful flowers.

YouTube