Broad Bean Witkiem manita is our most popular variety for spring sowing. Sow it as late as May to produce a high yield of very good quality white seeded pods. It can also be sown in the autumn in mild areas.
This bush Helda bean is suitable for both hand picking and machine harvest. It requires no canes which means this versatile product has the potential to reduce labour input. It is aimed at both fresh market and processing. This variety proved itself well in 2020 trials and we are now pleased to offer this product to the UK market.
For Trial 2023 An improvement on Alonso, one day earlier to mature, Memphis has thick and fleshy pods with excellent colour. Aimed at both the fresh and processing markets Memphis was developed for machine harvest but is equally suitable for handpick. Requiring no canes this versatile product has the potential to reduce labour input.
This climbing or pole Helda bean has flat pods. It shows significantly higher yields in trials than all other commercial varieties. It has improved pod quality and tolerance to wind damage. It produces smooth, stringless pods 20 to 25cm in length. Sow in Feb to crop under glass and sow April to May outside, producing heavy crops July to Sept.
The culmination of many years of breeding work, Moonlight is the earliest variety of a new line incorporating the genetics of climbing French bean types. This gives Moonlight all the flavour of a runner bean plus the potential for some self-pollination. The pods produced are very smooth and fleshy and approximately 25cm long.
Our own reselected and improved stock of this universally grown, white flowered variety. The pods are 24 to 28cm in length, smoother and better quality than other selections on the market. It performs and yields very well under higher temperatures, making it a good variety to grow in Africa and in the ever increasing temperatures of the British summer.
Producing large yields of slender, smooth, straight pods of good colour, Aintree’s excellent flavour makes it a very popular variety. The pods are 25 to 28cm in length but can be longer if grown with high inputs. It sets well, even in higher temperatures.
Early medium maturity pea with very fleshy round pod. Resistance to Pea Wilt 1.