Heirloom Organic Willow Leaf Butter Pole Lima Bean Seeds (20)
The Willow Leaf pole bean (Phaseolus lunatus forma salicis “Van Esel”), also known as the Willow Leaf lima bean, is an heirloom bean in the lima bean family. This pole butter bean is well-suited to home gardens in warm climates.
80 days. Phaseolus lunatus. Open Pollinated. The climbing pole plant produces heavy yields of small white lima beans. They have 3 to 4 seeds per pod. The narrow small leaves resemble those of a willow. This variety is becoming exceedingly rare. A drought and heat resistance variety. An excellent choice for home gardens. An heirloom variety introduced in 1891 by Burpee. United States Department of Agricultur.
Plant Height: 9 to 10 ft vines
Planting Season: Spring
Sunlight Requirement: Full Sun
Planting Method: Direct Sow