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Bean Lima del Papa Runner

NZ $3.95

Description


The Pope's Bean but originally from Peru. Has a rich chestnut flavour with a buttery texture and is great in stews, chillis and casseroles. Prefers warmer conditions than other beans and will perform poorly if sown too early in the season. Harvest when beans are plump and bulge inside the pod.

Matures 80 days from direct sowing.

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6210

Phaseolus lunatus

Information

OPTIMUM SOIL TEMP FOR GERMINATION DAYS TO GERMINATION Height PREFERRED GROWING PERIOD WHEN TO SOW NUMBER OF SEEDS PER PACKET PREFERRED GROWING METHOD BEST USE
24-30 7-10 200cm-icon 200cm Stake; Tender 2 40 Direct Sow-icon Direct Sow Gourmet Vegetable-icon Gourmet Vegetable

KEY to WHEN TO SOW

  1 Early Spring 2 Late Spring &
Early Summer
3 Late Summer &
Early Autumn

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