(Phaseolus lunatus) This is a bush variety introduced in 1889 and prized for high production of baby lima beans that can be used green (fresh) or white (dried). Full of rich, buttery flavor! Most/full sun. 12-18 inches. 20+ seeds
(Phaseolus lunatus) This is a hard to find heirloom from Kentucky – traditionally cooked in the 'pot liquor' - the liquid left after cooking greens or beans in a pot. Beans are produced on tall plants (pole type) that are highly productive. Beans are small lima beans- up to a half inch long when dried and mature. Harvest some beans to use fresh during the summer, save some to mature on the plants until dry. Most/full sun. 20+ seeds.
(Phaseolus lunatus) King of the Garden is a variety that was introduced in 1883 in New Haven, Connecticut. The plants are tall (up to 9 feet) and vigorous. Large (8-10 inches) pods will produce 5-6 large (1/2 to 3/4 inch) creamy white beans used traditionally after they have dried in the pods. Excellent, productive variety. Most/full sun. 15 seeds
(Phaseolus lunatus) Jackson Wonder was introduced in 1888 and has been a favorite since – plants are compact and heavily produce lima beans with a rich flavor – versatile and easy to grow. Most/full sun. 12-18 inches. 20 seeds
(Phaseolus lunatus) Christmas Lima is a pole type - the plants will climb! Beans are large (1/2 to 1 inch long) and keep their rich burgundy patterns when cooked - very pretty with an excellent nutty flavor. Full sun. 10 seeds/pack. Will climb to 7/8 feet.