Vicia faba. This fava was very productive at our Patagonia, AZ farm. Pick when young for fresh shelling, or use as dry bean when seed is allowed to fully mature. Excellent for soups or hummus. Originally collected north of Espanola in Cuarteles, New Mexico. From our Seed Bank Collection.
- Origin: High desert, but performs well in low desert winters
- Light green seeds borne on 1.5 to 2.5 foot plants.
- Can tolerate down to 20° F.
- Approx. 12g/15 seeds per packet.