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I have planted out my broard beans as they are about 200mm high and nice and strong, but when i planted them out 60% are lying on the ground have i done something wrong or will they come round?


  • DiggettyDiggetty Posts: 14

    Did you acclimatise them first? Maybe they are a bit traumatised if the soil was cold. I usually plant mine in October & overwinter them under a cloche - they grow to a few inches immediately and then stop & wait until after the spring equinox. You could try just sowing the seed directly at this time of year.

  • Thanks,

    I am a real novice at this so i am going to make foe-pars. I have also just sowed a few rows straight into the ground to see if there is any difference. Luckily i got some sticks to hold them up and they seem to be going great guns now.


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