25 Seeds per pack
(Phaseolus lunatus) 80-90 days. Dry Bean Very productive, especially for a lima. The King of the Garden Heirloom Limas are a pole bean variety, producing huge beans, smooth and flat, with a delicious, honey-like flavor. Bearing lots of 5-7″ pods, with 4-6 beans ea., right up until the first frosts, the vigorous plants are great climbers, and will require strong support. Great variety for shelling or freezing. King of the Garden Lima beans truly earn their name!
Planting Instructions for King of the Garden Lima Bean Seeds
Sow Heirloom / Open Pollinated King of the Garden Lima beans 1-2″ deep, 2-6″ apart, in rows 18-36″ apart, in full sun after danger of frost. Soaking bean seeds in water 1-2 hours before planting speeds germination. Germination occurs in 4-16 days in soil 60-85°F. Provide support for heirloom pole bean varieties. For heirloom snap beans, harvest when beans are 3-6″ long. For dry beans, leave pods on plants until pods are dry, brown, and crisp, and beans are hard and rattle in pod, if more drying is needed when danger of frost has arrived, pick pods or pull entire plant and hang upside down to dry further.