LazyInitializationException using hibernate enhancement with @Basic(fetch = FetchType.LAZY)

I have this persistent entity with a lob field that gets eagerly fetched so I configured the hibernate-enhance-maven-plugin and made it lazy: @Lob @Column(name = “MY_FIELD”) @Basic(fetch = FetchType.LAZY) private byte[] lazyField; Now I am getting LazyInitializationException at a fairly simple test: myJpaRepo.findAll().get(0).getLazyField() Unable to perform requested lazy initialization [MyEntity.lazyField] – no session and settings…