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PlantFiles: Lima Bean
Phaseolus lunatus 'Henderson's Green Seeded Baby Lima'

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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: Henderson's Green Seeded Baby Lima

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Category:
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

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

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3 positives
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Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive synsfun On Apr 3, 2012, synsfun from Lake Charles, LA (Zone 9a) wrote:

I have several of these beans in the garden and they seem to take off fairly well. I wasnt too sure since i started indoor germination but so far i'm fairly impressed once the seedlings took to the ground.

Positive Gindee77 On Jun 24, 2005, Gindee77 from Hampton, IL (Zone 5a) wrote:

This is one of the best limas in my opinion. It's great green or dried.

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

This is the Gran'Pappy of all the green seeded baby limas. It is still a good one. Some of newer cultivars have improved vigor or uniformity necessary for commercial production, but Gran'pappy holds his own in a backyard garden.

Regional...

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

Hampton, Illinois
Lake Charles, Louisiana
Jamestown, Ohio
Radford, Virginia
Troy, Virginia



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