Pulses

LIGHTHOUSE

Bean
Product sheet

The essential

Very good yield potential
Exceptional stem hold
Food qualities

Varietal profile

Type: PEA BEAN

Registered: France 2019

TWK: 200 g to 220 g

Plant height: Medium (30 to 35 cm)

First pod height: Medium (10 cm)

Color seed: White

Grain shape: Kidney

Flowering: ½ late

Lodging: Not sensitive

Seedind dates: May 1st to May 30th

Recommendation

Plot selection : 

  • Avoid hydromorphic soils : crop sensitive to excess water and root asphyxiation.
  • Avoid acidic and sandy soils.
  • Prefer well exposed and drained soils, of clavey-limestone type, even superficial.

Implementation : 

  • Soils with a pH above 7 facilitate the establishment of nodules.
  • Deep tillage is recommended to facilitate the implantation of nodules.

Seeding : 

  • Sowing with a precision planter is recommanded
  • Row spacing: 30 to 60 cm
  • Seedind density: 25 to 35 seeds/m ²

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