New Variety from Semenarna Ljubljana
New autochthonous variety from Semenarna Ljubljana - Vicia Fabia or broad bean "MATKO"
In the past vey well known and used, in the present is forgotten
Vicia Fabia or broad bean "MATKO"
OLD SLOVENIAN VARIETY
Sewing in February and until April. Following the sowing calendar, the first best sowing date is February 21-22, if weather conditions permit it.
The sowing distance is 40-50x20-25 cm, the depth of sowing is 3-5 cm. We harvest the product at the end of June. Its grains are medium thick, 90 cm high, very fertile, of excellent taste.
Good neighbors are: broccoli, lettuce, potatoes and beans. It will grow worse in the company of carrots, radishes and tomatoes.
Vicia Fabia or broad bean "MATKO" can be planted as protection in the garden, as it will drive away rodents and wild animals.