Bean Seeds (Bush Lima) - Early Thorogreen

Bean Seeds (Bush Lima) - Early Thorogreen

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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  • Dwarf bush lima suitable in Northern states
  • Thin Lima Bean
  • Easy to grow and produces well
  • Prefers full sun exposure
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Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Warm Season
Fruit Size 3 to 4 inches long, 4 beans per pod
Growth Habit Bush, Compact, Upright
Plant Height 18 inches

Flavor Profile Buttery
Plant Characteristics Easy to Grow & Maintain
Use Container Garden, Culinary, Soil Improvement
Growing Conditions Outdoor
Harvest Advantages Canning, Dried, Freezing

About Bean Seeds (Bush Lima) - Early Thorogreen

Phaseolus lunatus

Seed Type Heirloom Seed
Plant Type Determinate, Dwarf, Lima Bean, Shell Bean

Grow Heirloom Beans - Plant Early Thorogreen Bush Lima Beans

This heirloom dwarf plant is a big yielder! Early Thorogreen Bush Lima Bean produces a 3 inch, flat, thin lima bean that lacks the meaty texture of bigger lima bean varieties. Considered a baby lima bean as it grows on low maintenance, 18" bush plants. Highly suitable to Northern states, Early Thorogreen Bush Lima Bean is a delicious choice for soups and casseroles.

Planting Information

Planting Bean Seeds (Bush Lima) - Early Thorogreen

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 65 days
View our Bean Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count
1 Ounce 64
1/4 Pound 256
1 Pound 1,024

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