Vegetables Beans Lima Beans Fordhook 242

Fordhook 242

Bean Seed

Product ID: 49

An AAS winner more than 60 years ago and still the standard for lima beans.

Early bearing and delicious, this is the best large-seeded variety. White seeds. Avg. 430 seeds/lb. Packet: 50 seeds.

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Packet

$3.95
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1/2 Pound

$5.90
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1 Pound

$9.20
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5 Pounds

$26.25
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25 Pounds

$101.25
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100 Pounds

$324.00
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Additional Information



CULTURE: Sow about 3" apart, 1" deep in rows 18-36" apart, after soil is at least 75°F (24°C).
HARVEST:
Pick for fresh shelling when beans are plump and bulge inside pods.
NOTE:
Limas require more heat than regular bush beans, and will bear poorly in a cool growing season. Choose a warm, well-drained location.
AVG. SEEDING RATE:
1 lb./100', 10 lb./1,000', 145 lb./acre at 3' between rows.
SEED SPECS: SEEDS/LB.: 430.
PACKET:
50 seeds, sows 13'.

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Quick Facts

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Latin Name
Phaseolus lunatus
Days To Maturity
Average number of days from seeding date until ready for harvest.
85 Days
Life Cycle
Plants can be Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grow year after year), Tender Perennials (grow year after year in warmer climates; and in some cases when given special protection in colder climates), or Biennials (require two years to mature).
Annual
Product Features
AAS (All-America Selections) Winners AAS (All-America Selections) Winners
All-America Selections is an independent, non-profit organization that tests new, never-before-sold crop varieties, and then introduces only the best garden performers as AAS Winners.
AAS (All-America Selections) Winners