When the lima bean pods are completely dry, break them open to release the seeds. Separate the seeds from the chaffâ€”other plant material like stems, pods, leaves, as well as dirt.
Similar to Henderson Bush, with 3-4 medium seeds/pod, but earlier, shorter (18 in.) plants, and light green seeds. Grower Clif Slade's favorite bush lima. Pkt (~71 .
Butter beans will not set pods until temperatures remain over 85 degrees Fahrenheit.. If you save your seeds, do not plant other butterbean varieties nearby.
The Speckled Brown Butterbean is a plump and creamy bean, with a mild earthy. Plants set pods when day temperatures are reliably 85 degrees or more.
Healthy too, 1 cup of cooked lima beans provides 20% of the daily value for copper. the 8-10 ft. vines yield huge 8" long pods that are packed with giant beans.