Early Thorogreen Bean (limabean) is an open-pollinated heirloom with 65 days maturity. Earliest producing baby lima with a delicious buttery taste! 3½-4″ (9-10cm) flat, thin pods containing small light green seeds that are set high off the ground for easy picking. This variety does not have the mealy texture like the thicker varieties. 18″H upright bush is very rugged and hardy and do not require staking and bears until frost. Unusually dependable! Highly suitable for northern states. Early Thorogreen Bean (limabean) is similar to the popular Henderson Bush except that the beans retain their green color longer and are therefore preferred especially for freezing and canning. Withstands moderate heat and drought. An attractive side-dish or addition to soups and casseroles. Early Thorogreen Bean is useful in Canning, Dried, Freezing, Fresh Markets, Home Gardens (DM) Approximately 100 seeds per ounce or 1,600 seeds per pound. Lima beans are rich in fiber and protein, but contain hardly a trace of fat. Their high magnesium content relaxes veins and arteries in the body, improving blood oxygen levels and the circulation of nutrients. Another super-food from your own back yard!
Each seed packet contains approximately 50 seeds. Available from SeedGro, an American brand offering only the best natural, non-GMO, open-pollinated, hybrid, and heirloom untreated seeds.