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Heirloom Henderson's Baby Lima Bean Seeds | Grow Henderson's Baby Lima Beans


 
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This heirloom, dating back to 1883, is very productive with a smooth, delicate flavor. Dwarf bush variety!

Average: 65 days

Detailed planting instructions:


Beans are generally direct seeded in the garden. The most important point about growing green beans is not to plant them too early. They will rot in cool, damp soil. To get an earlier start, you can put down black plastic to warm the soil.

When bush beans begin producing they often come in all at once. Staggered planting, every 2 weeks, will keep your bush beans going longer. Beans like a moderately rich soil with a slightly acidic pH of about 6.0 to 6.2.

They prefer a loose, moist soil. Plant after all danger of frost is past.

Pole beans will need some type of support to grow on. Be sure the trellis, teepee, fence or whatever is in place before you seed. Plant seeds at a rate of about 3-6 seeds per teepee or every 6 inches apart.


HARVESTING

Harvesting beans is an ongoing process. You can start to harvest anytime, but gardeners usually wait until the beans begin to firm up and can be snapped. They are generally about as think as a pencil then. Don’t wait too long, because beans can become overgrown and tough almost overnight. Harvest by gently pulling each bean from the vine or by snapping off the vine end, if you are going to be using the beans right away.

SAVING SEEDS

It is a suggested that you earmark a couple of plants at the beginning of the season for seed saving. Don’t pick ANY pods from them to eat - just pick the crisp brown pods at the end of the season. Don’t feed them, or water them unless it is very dry - as this can encourage leafy growth rather than pod development. There is no point in picking green pods as the seeds are not mature enough at this stage.
Features
  • Comes in E-Z Lock resealable, reusable triple-layered foil packets
  • Seeds are open pollinated and can be grown, harvested, and replanted endlessly
  • Dried & sealed airtight for long-term storage


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recent order April 20, 2014
Reviewer: Gary Carpenter from Crystal Springs, MS United States  
excellent service. everything was 100 percent and  came in record time, just like my last order. Keep up the great work

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Love these seeds February 11, 2014
Reviewer: Anonymous Person from United States  
If having heirloom seeds is important to you, then buy them here.  Packaging , price and seed count is untouchable

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nice packaging January 30, 2014
Reviewer: Stephen Fehrmann from Port Clinton, OH United States  
Have no idea how they will grow until they are planted this summer.

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beans December 10, 2013
Reviewer: Bradley Richardson from Sumrall, MS United States  
arrived in a timely manner, will use yall for my seeds from now own!

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Henderson's Baby Lima October 25, 2013
Reviewer: Linda Willett from Pikeville, TN United States  
We purchased these beans for next season. Happy with our purchase and the prompt delivery.
It is our plan to dry these beans and store to have on hand.


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