Bean Seeds - Lima - Henderson's Bush
- Seed Count: 25 Seeds
- Maturity: 60-75 Days from Planting/Transplanting
- Growth Habit: Compact Bush Bean
- Bean Characteristics: Small, White Seeds
- Disease Resistance: High Quality and Resilient
- Culinary Flexibility: Ideal for Shelling and Dry Bean Use
- Sunlight Requirements: Full Sun
- Watering Needs: Regular, especially during key growth phases
History: Henderson Bush Lima Beans have a storied past, rooted in American gardening and culinary traditions. Originating as a popular garden staple, they are celebrated for their ease of growth and the quality of beans they produce. Their history in home gardens and traditional cooking highlights their enduring appeal and reliability as a bean variety.
Uses and Culinary Value: These beans are a culinary treasure, known for their buttery flavor and adaptability in various dishes. They are versatile, perfect for shelling when young or using as a dry bean when mature. Their taste and texture make them an excellent choice for a range of recipes, including soups, stews, and side dishes.
Growing Habits and Planting Instructions: For successful cultivation, plant these seeds about 1 inch deep in well-drained soil, spacing them 2-3 inches apart. Their bushy nature eliminates the need for staking. They thrive in full sunlight and benefit from consistent watering, especially during flowering and pod formation. Their disease resistance ensures a bountiful and hassle-free harvest in about 60-75 days from planting.