Lima Beans

Lima Beans Grow Very Poorly

Anonymous added on September 17, 2015 | Answered

My limas never yield but 2 or 3 pods. The soil is fertile, well drained, and everything in the garden grows beautifully. Could it be the pH of the soil? Or other ideas?

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Answered on September 18, 2015

Too much nitrogen fertilizer will prevent pods from setting and focuses more on producing foliage growth. Heat can also be a factor, making pollination more difficult. This article might help:

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