Lima Bean Facts

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Lima Bean Facts

Days to Maturity: 65-80 for bush types 75-85 for pole types

Approximate Yield/10 feet of row: 2.5 pounds shelled (bush) 5 pounds shelled (pole) Per Person Requirements: Fresh: 10-15 feet of row (bush) 5-6 feet of row (pole) Preservation: 15-20 feet of row (bush) 8-10 feet of row (pole)

Weights: 1 bushel (in pods) = 32 pounds = 12-16 pints frozen = 6-8 quarts canned 4-5 pounds fresh (in pods) = 2 pints frozen = 1 quart canned

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