Christmas Pole Lima Bean

$ 3.00

95 days. Very large white beans with beautiful, dark red splashes, rich flavor; heavy yields even in very hot weather; long vines.

This heirloom lima bean was first cultivated in the United States around the year 1840 and is also known as "Large Speckled Calico" lima.

Lima beans were domesticated in the Andes around 2000 BCE and in Mesoamerica almost 3000 years later, resulting in the Sieva type. It wasn't until the 1500s that limas were being grown in Europe and the Mediterranean regions.


Contains 15 heirloom seeds