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Phaseolus lunatus Overview
The Lima beans will need soaking and then boiling before eating. This crop has an minimum optimum growing temperature of 16C and a maximum optimum growing temperature of 28C. You should amend your soil with well-rotted manure or compost, Sow the seed 2in deep and keep your soil evenly moist. For the best flavour and texture, harvest the pods when the beans show through the pod.
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How to propagate Phaseolus lunatus
You can propagate from seeds in the autumn or spring.
Other uses of Phaseolus lunatus
Culinary, vegetable, food