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29/08/2013 at 13:24

When I opened many of my broad bean pods, there were no beans inside or maybe 1 bean!

The pods looked & felt like they had beans inside but when opened they were just full of the usual white fluffy lining.

Any ideas why?

29/08/2013 at 13:39

maybe need more watering or just awhile longer to develope.

29/08/2013 at 14:24
Hi Becky,, iv just the RHS allotment handbook sorry this prob not mentioned at all
29/08/2013 at 15:05

I got the same thing on my second batch of the season. Don't know why. There ought to be a law against it.

29/08/2013 at 15:08

Lack of pollination.  The bees have to visit the flowers to ensure pollination.

29/08/2013 at 20:45

I'll have to train the bees in my 2 hives to visit the broad beans then! 

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