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Fordhook 242
Fordhook 242 Bean Seeds

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Approx. 480 seeds/lb.; 35 lbs./acre; 60 seeds/oz.

Product Code: 30026

Item #30026*:
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4 oz. [Price $4.95]
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25 lb. [Price $89.95]
50 lb. [Price $139.00]

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Bush plants. AAS winner. This variety is easy to shell and has a nutty flavor. The pods have 3-5 greenish-white seeds each. Productive in northern and southern states including maritime climates. 72 days.
Sowing: Plant seeds in a sunny location when all danger of frost is past. Plant in loose, fertile soil and keep moist. Successive plantings can be made every 3 weeks.
Care: Plants need plenty of moisture and fertilizer during dry spells. Thin seedlings to 6" (15cm) apart.
Harvest: Pick when pods bulge and you can feel the beans. Pods are not edible and can be opened by squeezing.
Your Health: Lima beans are a good source of protein, vitamin B and fiber.

Seed Spacing
Row Spacing Days to Sprout Plant Spacing
Days to Maturity

Full sun

1" /
2.5 cm

3" /
7.5 cm

30" /
75 cm


6" /
15 cm

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