Lima Bean, Christmas

Phaseolus lunatus
$2.99 to $75.00
SKU: 0607
  • Pole bean
  • Seeds are white and maroon
  • Seeds grow to the size of a quarter
  • Bears even during extreme heat
  • Shelling and dry bean
  • 75-100 days
  • ±360 seeds/lb
$2.99 to $75.00

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(aka Large Speckled Calico) First cultivated in the U.S. around 1840. Produces beautiful quarter-sized flat white seeds with maroon spots and swirls. Rich flavor, can be used as both a shell lima or dry. Heavy yields, bears even during extreme heat. Pole habit, 75-100 days. ±360 seeds/lb.

Direct Seed: 2" Apart

Seed Depth: 1"

Rows Apart: 36-48"

Support: Trellis, tepee, or fencing

Instructions- Lima beans thrive in hot temperatures. Sow seeds outdoors after danger of frost has passed and soil and air temperatures have warmed. Seeds will germinate in 7-18 days. Limas prefer full sun.