Lima Beans

Fork Hook Lima Beans


Anonymous added on June 15, 2011 | Answered

I planted Fork Hook bush lima beans in my home garden; however, they seem to be running. Is this normal? Do I need to stake them?


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Nikki
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Answered on June 16, 2011

Obviously, someone must have mislabeled them, as bush beans do not typically behave this way. Beans with runners are known as pole beans and do require some type of support. These articles will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/beans/growing-bush-beans.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/beans/pole-bean-supports.htm

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