Lima Bean
Phaseolus lunatus 'White Willow Leaf'

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

Annuals

Vegetables

Height:

12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

Spacing:

6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Seed Type:

Open Pollinated

Landrace

Growth Habit:

Climbing

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Days to Maturity:

61 to 70 days

71 to 80 days

81 to 90 days

Bloom Color:

White/Near White

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

Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Regional

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

Hillsborough, North Carolina

Gardeners' Notes:

No details have been posted.