Bean, Lima Fordhook Organic Seeds

Phaseolus vulgaris

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Bean, Lima Fordhook Organic Seeds

Phaseolus vulgaris

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Fordhook Bush Lima Bean is an All-America Selections winning bean variety.

The plump pods, about four inches long, are easy to shell and have superior flavor.

This variety is perfect for tender-shell beans and dried beans.

Fordhook Bush Lima Bean is loaded with vitamins and protein! This bush bean variety is an excellent source of vitamins and protein and imparts a robust, flavorful taste to any dish.

Sku: 9772

Common Name: Bean

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Safe for bees

Safe
for Bees

Grows best In

Grows
Best In:

Full Sun

Germination

Days to
Germination:

6 - 8 Days

Maturity

Days to
Maturity:

65 - 85 Days

Container

Best
Container Size:

12"+

Height

Growing Height:

20"

water Needs

Water
Needs:

Average (1 - 2 in / week)

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Botanical Name: Phaseolus vulgaris

Fill Weight (grams): 8

Flavor: Rich, nutty flavor.

Preparation Ideas: An outstanding choice for freezing.

Plant Type: Vegetable

Plant Lifecycle: Annual

Approximate Seed Count: 15 - 30

Growth Type: Bush

Tolerance: Heat Tolerant|Drought Tolerant

Growing Season(s): Spring|Summer

Harvest/Bloom Season(s): Spring|Summer

Package Dimensions: 3.25 x 4.5"

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Planting Depth: 1 - 1.5"

Seed Spacing: Plant your Lima Fordhook Bush #242 Bean seeds roughly 4" apart in rows, keeping rows approximately 20" apart.

Nutrient Care Instructions: Apply SUPERthrive once per week. Soak in solution of 1/4 tsp per gal for 15 min. or longer depending on size and type.

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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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At Ferry Morse, we are proud of our non-GMO & guaranteed fresh seeds.

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