Fordhook 242 Lima Bean
Sets Well in Adverse Weather
- Easy-to-shell pods with 3-5 seeds
- Heavy yields
- Bush-type plants require no staking
- Drought and heat tolerant
- All-America Selections winner
Considered one of the best large lima beans available, this All-America Selections winner has stood the test of time. Bush-type plants produce heavy yields of pods with 3-5 richly flavored, light-green seeds per pod. The pods are easy to shell, and the beans are perfect for cooking, freezing or canning. Seeds can also be dried. The upright plants grow 20 in. tall and require no staking. They're easy to harvest and are heat and drought tolerant. A top, all-around lima bean for gardeners in the North and South. For a continuous crop, sow seeds after the last spring frost and plant successively every 2 weeks until 2 months before the first fall frost. 75 DAYS.