The Q&A Archives: Fava Beans

Question: How do you know when to harvest fava beans?

Answer: Fava, or Broad Beans, generally take from 80-90 days to produce. As the seed pods develop, they are almost erect, but as they mature the pods tend to droop down. You should expect each plant to produce between 10 and 15 pods. Wait until the pods droop down before harvesting.

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