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Bean, Lima/Bush - Thorogreen (seeds)
  • Bean, Lima/Bush - Thorogreen (seeds)

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    The Thorogreen Lima Bush Bean (Phaseolus lunatus) is a delightful variety of bush lima bean. Let’s explore its characteristics and how to grow it:



    Thorogreen beans produce 3-4 pale green beans per pod.

    They are considered the earliest baby lima beans.

    The bush grows to a height of 18-20 inches.


    Flavor and Texture

    Thorogreen beans have a smooth, creamy, and buttery texture.

    Their flavor is delightful and pairs well with various dishes.


    Growing Tips

    Ease of Growing: Moderate

    Days to Maturity: Approximately 65 days (for spring/summer crops).

    Growing Habit: Bush (compact and suitable for small gardens).

    Hardiness: Very tender (best grown as an annual).


    Outdoor Growing Conditions

    Temperature: Thrives in warm to hot conditions (60°F - 90°F).

    Soil Temperature: Start when outdoor soil reaches 60°F.

    Light: Requires at least 6 hours of sunlight daily.

    Watering: Keep the soil moderately moist.

    Feeding: Moderate feeder.

    Rotation Group: Suitable for planting with soil builders and cleaners (legumes, corn, and potatoes).


    Thorogreen Lima Bush Beans are perfect for home gardeners who want an early harvest of delicious lima beans!

    • Seeds Per Pack

      Single pack: approx 20

      Large Pack: approx 110

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