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PlantFiles: Lima Bean
Phaseolus lunatus 'Thorogreen Early'

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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: Thorogreen Early
Hybridized by Fish & Sons; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1941

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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

Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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

This cultivar is an improved Green Seeded Henderson's baby lima. It is very similar to the original but pods are slightly larger and under some conditions the plant is more vigorous. It is the more popular of the green seeded baby limas in the southeast.

Regional...

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

Augusta, Georgia



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