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Christmas Pole Lima Bean (40 seeds) (LB104) $2.50
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Christmas Pole Lima Bean

         
 
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95 days. Very large white beans with beautiful, dark red splashes, rich flavor; heavy yields even in very hot weather; long vines. Heirloom.

 
Christmas Pole Lima Bean
Overall Rating:
         
4.5
 
 
Number of Reviews: 14
Easy to Grow 4.0
EarlyMaturity 2.5

92.9% would recommend this item to a friend.

 
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1 out of 1 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Matt
Location:
Lemon Grove, CA
Date:
September 8, 2014
          5.0
 
Vigorous
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 0.0
 

What are the pros? Very vigorous

What are the cons? none so far

Review:

So this was my first year growing Lima Beans. I Was unaware of how strong they are. They are under heavy pest pressure(Aphids/Mites/Ants)and they just keep going and growing. I am suprised that they are a vigorous as they are. The green beans/peas/soup beans I had planted got wiped out cold but this variety just keeps going. not sure howw they taste yet butif they are good this will be a staple in my garden from now on.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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By Matt 8 Sep 2014

0 out of 0 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
louisianabyg
Location:
shreveport, LA
Date:
July 6, 2014
          1.0
 
unfortunate
Easy to Grow 0.0
EarlyMaturity 0.0
 

What are the pros? trellis well

What are the cons? very low germination rate

Review:

Sadly, only about 10 seeds germinated out of the entire pack of seeds. The ones that did sprout seem to be doing fine. I see flowers, but still no beans yet. I was looking forward to a large harvest of lima beans, but looks like I'll be lucky to get enough for one dinner.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? No

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By louisianabyg 6 Jul 2014

1 out of 1 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Kim
Location:
Hebron, MD
Date:
May 14, 2014
          1.0
 
So sad maybe next year
Easy to Grow 1.0
EarlyMaturity 0.0
 

What are the pros? beautiful seeds

What are the cons? didn't germinate

Review:

It's unfortunate, I soaked beans then planted and out of a whole packet only 3 plants germinated. Mind you I only plant BCHS and this is the first time in years that seeds didn't produce. I must have missed something, improperly planted..not sure as I am very attentive to the requirements of each seed I sow. I will try again! My garden Looks fantastic and all the other plants are healthy and thriving....can't wait to taste my bounty!

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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By Kim 14 May 2014

0 out of 0 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
jane
Location:
farmington, MN
Date:
April 26, 2014
          5.0
 
christmas pole lima bean
Easy to Grow 4.5
EarlyMaturity 2.5
 

What are the pros? easy to shell

What are the cons? nothing

Review:

easy to grow and harvest wonderful flavor cooks fast nice buttery taste I use for bean soups.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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By jane 26 Apr 2014

8 out of 8 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Beanlover
Location:
Richmond, ME
Date:
February 19, 2014
          5.0
 
RealMeanBean
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 3.0
 

What are the pros? Grow like crazy!!

What are the cons? Got to be patient!!!

Review:

I've been told that you can't grow Lima beans up here, it's too cold. Maybe for good old Fordhooks, but these things go crazy!!! I planted 16 seeds and fertilized with organic barn cleanings and they just went crazy!! they crawled up my 10' teepee and found my morning glorys and used them to climb on! they covered my chicken wire garden fence!! they had a real field day!!! but toward the middle of september I started to get nervous!! then the pods started to dry very slooooowly!! and by middle october those 16 plants gave me a cook pot full of lovely red and white speckled beans!!! this year i'm gonna plant a lot more of them and forget tomatos and tomato worms!!!!! Russ

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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By Beanlover 19 Feb 2014

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