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confused about plant spacing for lima beans....

Posted by kawaiineko_gardener 5a (jesusbeloved29@yahoo.com) on
Fri, May 25, 12 at 21:02

Yes I've done my research. The seed pkts I ordered for the lima beans only gave the plant spacing for pole beans, but the varieties I ordered were bush beans. They told me 3" final spacing (after they've been thinned) for lima beans.

I looked online and on the site where I ordered the lima bean seeds from; it says 8" spacing.

I'm guessing with the 3" spacing I'd be able to get more lima bean plants, but the beans would be smaller? W/ a 3" spacing would these be baby limas? The 8" spacing I'm assuming is bigger beans?

This is just for shelling beans w/the limas, and I've never grown limas before.


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