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This page gives instructions on how to buy heirloom lima bean seeds from David's Garden Seeds. Lima beans have a delicate flavor that complements a wide variety of
dishes. Because fresh lima beans can be difficult to find in the market, David's Garden Seeds® is happy to offer a variety of lima bean seeds so our customers can grow their own.
Lima beans are an excellent source of dietary fiber, as are many other
legumes. All of our lima bean seeds are heirloom seeds.
Bean Lima Burpee Improved 25 Non-GMO, Heirloom Seeds
Maybe the ultimate heirloom species, Burpee Improved Lima beans have been cultivated in Peru for over 6,000 years. Burpee Improved Lima Beans provide a low fat, no cholesterol protein. Burpee Improved Lima Beans have larger pods and bigger, thicker beans than typical lima bean plants. Vigorous producer with a rich flavor.
Bean Lima Christmas Giant Speckled 25 Non-GMO, Heirloom Seeds
4-6 inch long pods produce 2-3 quarter-sized, white seeds with maroon spots and swirls. They have a subtle chestnut flavor and buttery texture. Vigorous, 10 foot long vines produce well in extreme heat. Markings are retained when cooked if green shelled or dried.
Bean Lima Dixie Butterpea 100 Non-GMO, Heirloom Seeds
Superb flavor-sweet and tender! Seeds are almost round, small, reddish-brown speckled with darker brown. Vigorous growing 24 inch tall bushes. Pods are slightly curved, about 4 inches long with 3-4 seeds each. Adapted for the Southern United States, they are very productive in hot, dry conditions. Canning, Dried, Freezing, Fresh Markets, Home Gardens.
Bean Lima Early Thorogreen 25 Non-GMO, Heirloom Seeds
heirloom dwarf plant is a big yielder! Early Thorogreen Bush Lima Bean
produces a 3 inch, flat, thin lima bean that lacks the meaty texture of
bigger lima bean varieties. Considered a baby lima bean as it grows on
low maintenance, 18 inch bush plants. Highly suitable to Northern states,
Early Thorogreen Bush Lima Bean is a delicious choice for soups and
casseroles. Harvest in about 65 days.
Bean Lima Fordhook 242 25 Non-GMO, Heirloom Seeds
Fordhook Lima Bean is 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. Open pollinated. Harvest in about 90 days.
Bean Lima Henderson 50 Non-GMO, Heirloom Seeds
Plant produces high yields
of flavorful baby lima beans. Pods are 3 and 1/4 inches long and dark green. High in
vitamin A, B, and C. Excellent canning and freezing variety. Harvest in about 70 days.
Bean Lima Jackson Wonder 100 Non-GMO, Heirloom Seeds
Prolific, cold-hardy heirloom with bright nutty flavor and distinctive coloring. Lovely and flavorful, Jackson Wonder was introduced in 1888, quickly becoming an American favorite. A rich chestnut color, speckled with maroon, the beans have a bright, nutty flavor.
With a compact bush habit, the prolific plants only grow 18 to 24 inches tall, so harvesting is quick and easy. One cold-hardy lima bean, Jackson Wonder performs beautifully through the warmer parts of Zone 5 when other limas have given up. Harvest in about 90 days.
Bean Lima King of the Garden 25 Non-GMO, Heirloom Seeds
The most widely grown heirloom lima bean.. Introduced in 1883 by Frank Platt, it produces 4 to 7" long by 1-1/4" wide pods, containing 4 to 6 large creamy-white seeds with honey-like flavor. Vines grow to 9-1/2' and bear heavily over an extended season. An old favorite of excellent quality. This is a pole lima bean.
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All of the variety information on the David's Garden Seeds® website, including the days to
maturity, color and size are based on data from tests done at specific
locations. Many factors, including geographic location, daytime and
nighttime temperatures, the availability of plant nutrients, many unknown climate factors and insects/pest interact to determine a variety's
performance. For information on which varieties will perform best in
your area, we recommend that you contact your local county extension agent or a Master Gardener.
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