Common Name: Broad bean
Skill Level: Beginner
Exposure: Full sun
Soil type: Well-drained/light
Time to plant seeds: October to February
This is one of the fastest maturing broad beans. It can produce up to 34 good pods per plant. 'Express' has several other winning qualities - it's winter hardy, outstanding for freezing, as it does not discolour, and it's particularly tender and tasty. The Royal Horticultural Society has given it its prestigious Award of Garden Merit (AGM).
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