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PlantFiles: Lima Bean
Phaseolus lunatus 'Nemagreen'

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Family: Papilionaceae (pa-pil-ee-uh-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Phaseolus (FAZ-ee-oh-lus) (Info)
Species: lunatus (loo-NAY-tus) (Info)
Cultivar: Nemagreen

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Category:
Annuals
Vegetables

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Seed Type:
Open Pollinated

Growth Habit:
Bush

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
N/A

Days to Maturity:
61 to 70 days
71 to 80 days

Bloom Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Farmerdill On Dec 18, 2007, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A small baby lima (butterbean) with some resistance to nematodes. Released by USDA. Comparable to Cangreen/Thorogreen.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Augusta, Georgia
Lucedale, Mississippi



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