Bean Seeds (Bush Lima) - Burpee Improved

Bean Seeds (Bush Lima) - Burpee Improved

Size Price Savings Quantity
1 Ounce $4.79
1/4 Pound $13.69 29% Savings
1 Pound $41.99 ($2.62/ounce) 45% Savings
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  • Produces high yields of larger than normal lima beans
  • Bigger and thicker pods
  • High yielder
  • Prefers full sun exposure
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Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Warm Season
Fruit Size 4 to 5 beans per pod, 4 to 5 inches long
Growth Habit Bush, Compact, Upright
Plant Height 18 inches

Flavor Profile Lush; Sweet
Plant Characteristics Easy to Grow & Maintain
Use Container Garden, Culinary, Soil Improvement
Growing Conditions Outdoor
Harvest Advantages High Yielding

About Bean Seeds (Bush Lima) - Burpee Improved

Phaseolus lunatus

Seed Type Heirloom Seed, Open Pollinated Seed
Plant Type Determinate, Lima Bean, Shell Bean, Shelling Bean

Grow Heirloom Beans - Plant Burpee Improved Lima Bean Seeds

Maybe the ultimate heirloom species, Lima beans have been cultivated in Peru for over 6,000 years. This variety, Burpee Improved Bush Lima Bean has been providing families a low fat, no cholesterol protein source since 1907. Burpee Improved Lima Beans have larger pods and bigger, thicker beans than typical lima bean plants. Vigorous producer with a rich flavor.

Planting Information

Planting Bean Seeds (Bush Lima) - Burpee Improved

Planting Season Warm Season
Sowing Method Direct Sow
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth 1 inch
Plant Spacing 4 to 6 inches
Plant Height 18 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Days to Maturity 75 days
View our Bean Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count
1 Ounce 28
1/4 Pound 112
1 Pound 448

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