Growing Broad Beans, also Fava bean

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20 Aug 21 Richard Stancliffe (New Zealand - cool/mountain climate)
Are the plants frost tolerant? We get -5degC frosts through to the end of October. I have a dozen 30cm plants to plant out. Cheers
24 Aug 21 Tony (New Zealand - temperate climate)
You can plant anytime and if there is a frost, the plants will fall over but recover, albeit looking a bit unkempt.
26 Aug 21 Richard Stancliffe (New Zealand - cool/mountain climate)
Nice. Thanks Tony
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