Lima Beans

Planting Bush Lima Beans

lgaston added on May 2, 2012 | Answered

Simple question but important. We have beans to plant. How many beans do you put in a hole? We found the answers about everything but that, in case you can't tell, this is our first experience with planting bush lima beans! LOL!

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Answered on May 3, 2012

As a general rule of thumb: three. This allows for the possibility of at least one not germinating or being eaten (by birds, etc.). Once they come up and reach about 6 inches height, you can thin it down to the strongest plant (or two).

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Answered on May 2, 2012


all beans are super easy to grow and almost every bean sprouts so only put on in each whole about a half inch down and about 3 inches apart. I don't know where you are at but as long as its above 50 degrees fair and height and won't be droping below they should be ok

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