Lima Bean
Phaseolus lunatus 'Allgreen'

Family: Papilionaceae (pa-pil-ee-uh-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Phaseolus (FAZ-ee-oh-lus) (Info)
Species: lunatus (loo-NAY-tus) (Info)
Cultivar: Allgreen
Additional cultivar information:(aka Thorogreen, Green Seeded Henderson, Can Green)
Hybridized by Corneli Seeds
Registered or introduced: 1951
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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:

Unknown - Tell us

Days to Maturity:

51 to 60 days

Bloom Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

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

Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Dec 8, 2003, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

These are similar but distinct cultivars intoroduced by seed producers. The Henderson' Green seeded is the oldest. Cangreen came later, Thorogreen was introduced by Fish and Sons in 1941. They later crossed Throgreen with Henderson's to produce an earlier cultivar maketed as Early Thorogreen.