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King of the Garden Pole Lima Bean

Largest of All Limas
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  • 67827
  • 2 oz. pkt of seeds
  • $2.99
  • 67828
  • 1/2 lb of seeds
  • $8.99

King of the Garden Pole Lima Bean

Introduced in the 1970s, King of the Garden is a favorite that produces 4-6 in. pods with cream-colored seeds. This vigorous, vine-type lima bean variety clings well to poles and does not require staking to grow. It sets pods from the very bottom of the vine and will bear beans until frost. The large beans are good for freezing, canning and eating fresh. For best results, sow lima bean seeds in rich, sandy, well-drained soil after all danger of frost has passed. Space seeds about 4 in. apart in rows that are 30 inches apart. 2 oz. per pkt. 88 DAYS.
Product Details
  • FormUpright with no staking required.
  • LightFull sun.
  • Height8 - 10 feet.
  • SpreadVine.
  • SpacingPlant 1 inch deep and 4 inches apart in rows 30 inches apart.
  • Zones3 - 9 annual.
  • FoliageGreen foliage.
  • FruitVigorous. Harvested over a long period of time.
  • Germination7 - 10 days.
  • Soil RequirementsRich, sandy, well-drained soil.
  • Growth RateMedium growth rate.
  • Seed Count2 oz. packet is approximately 50 seeds, 1/2 lb. is approximately 200 seeds.
  • CommentsThis is a vine type lima and does not require staking to grow. Old garden favorite introduced in the 1970's. Pods have 4 - 6 inch big, cream colored seeds. Sets pods from the very bottom of the vine. Largest of all lima pods. This is a lima bean but for sales analysis purposes it is included in the pole bean category. Strong grower and clings well to poles. Productive and bears until frost when kept picked.
  • Yield25 - 30 pounds shelled per 100 foot row.
  • Botanical NamePhaseolus lunatus 'King of the Garden'; Family: Fabaceae/Leguminosae (Bean Family).
  • Size4 - 6 inches.
  • Depth1 - 1.5 inches.
  • Days To Maturity88 days.

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