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Bean Lima Fordhook Bush #242

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Lima Bean Fordhook Bush #242 is an All-American Selection. The plump pods, about 4 inches long, are very easy to shell and have superior flavor. Perfect for tender shell beans and for dried beans, they are loaded with vitamins and protein.

Flavor: Rich, nutty flavor

Preparation Ideas: An outstanding choice for freezing

Plant Type: Vegetable

Grows Best In: Full Sun

Days to Germination: 6-8 Days

Days to Maturity: 75 Days

Growth Type: Bush

Planting Depth: 1-1.5"

Seed Spacing: 20"/4"

Tolerance: Heat, drought

Instructions: Sow seeds when the soil is warm and all danger of frost is past. Plant 2 seeds every 4 inches. Soaking seeds overnight before planting will speed germination. Thin to 1 plant every 4 inches when the plants have 4 leaves. Pick early and often to encourage

Suggestions: Avoid working around beans when wet; this may spread diseases. When weeding, hoe gently because beans are shallow-rooted. Mulch plants only after thinning.

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