85 days. [Reported to be of Native American origin, pre- 1868. Introduced 1990 by SESE.] Our hardiest lima. Produces medium-sized limas on heat- and drought-resistant plants. Seeds are a beautiful dark maroon-red. This variety still exhibits a wild trait: a few pods spring open (shatter) when the pods are completely dry. 2-4 beans per pod. (¼ lb = 4 oz = 114 g)
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Lima Beans (Butterbeans)

Phaseolus lunatus
Please refer to our Lima Bean Growing Guide for cultural information.
Packet: 1 oz (28 g) unless otherwise indicated.