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anyone know the minimum temp to get favas to germinate? I kind procrastinated too long with my winter cover and it's sortta winter now but penney wort is doing great in the garden now but I want that to be favas to get the shot of nitrogen in the spring. Think I can get them to germinate?
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My book says minimum 60' for beans, doesn't specifically mention fava. Optimum betw. 60 - 85. I have no idea where you live or if it's snowed yet there!? but hope this is of some vague use.

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My book says minimum 60' for beans, doesn't specifically mention fava. Optimum betw. 60 - 85. I have no idea where you live or if it's snowed yet there!? but hope this is of some vague use.

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nah, no snow last week it was 18C fthis week the high is 4C. At night it's going down to -4C. Gonna be rainy and yucky cold sunday. I'm doing alotta inside things.
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maybe I'll try to sprout em on a cookie sheet then plant them. They're supposed to be cold heart to 7F it rarely ever gets that cold here.
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