Burpee’s Improved Lima Bean (Phaseolus lunatus)
Dating back to the early 1900s, this heirloom boasts larger, thicker pods than a more traditional lima. Its plump seeds are rich in flavor, low in fat and packed with protein.
- 40 seeds minimum
- Germination: 7-10 days
- Maturity: 75 days
- Direct sow 1-1 ½” deep in full sun after danger of frost has passed. Beans need soil temperatures between 75-85° F to sprout.
- Space plants 3-6” apart; space row 2-3’ apart.