Fordhook Lima Bean

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Fordhook 242 Lima Beans are an All-America Selections winner, producing massive yields of light-green 4" pods, each packed with 3–5 large beans. Crisply flavorful, easy-shelling beans are excellent for freezing. Drought- and heat-tolerant. No staking required.

Species Lima Beans, Fordhook
Plant Size 15-20 inches

Days to Germinate

9-18

Days to Harvest

75

Germination Rate

85%

Test Date

9/20

Lifespan

Annual
Country of Origin

United States

Sunlight

Full Sun, Partial Shade

Seeds Packed For

2021

 

Planting Instructions:

Plant 1 inch in soil after danger of frost has passed in Spring in at least 70F temperature soil. Keep sowing bush bean seeds every 2 weeks for a constant supply of beans.

Within-Row Spacing  3-6 inches
Between-Row Spacing 24 inches


Nutrition Facts:

Lima Beans, boiled

Calories 13
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0 g 0%
Saturated fat 0 g 0%
Polyunsaturated fat 0 g
Monounsaturated fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Sodium 0 mg 0%
Potassium 59 mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 2.4 g 0%
Dietary fiber 0.8 g 3%
Sugar 0.3 g
Protein 0.9 g 1%
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 0% Iron 1%
Vitamin D 0% Vitamin B-6 0%
Cobalamin 0% Magnesium 1%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.