Fordhook Lima Bean (Phaseolus lunatus)
This is the award-winning Fordhook 242 variety – an early, fast-growing bean and great choice for northern growers. Expect a big yield of huge, flavorful beans from hardy plants that reach 18” tall.
- 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.