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Premium Quality Flat Lima Bean Seeds / Sem Vegetable Seeds

Rs.35.00

Lima beans are mainly winter season vegetables. Lima beans are widely cultivated for their edible seeds all over the world. It is also perennial, herbaceous plants that are grown as annual crops. It is quite important for daily diet for some countries of America. The pods are curved, wide, and flat.100g seeds carry 338 calories, it is a good source of protein as it provides 21.46 g of the daily recommended intake of protein.

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Description

Premium Quality Flat Lima Bean Seeds / Sem Vegetable Seeds

Seeds Per Packet : 15
Quality : Best in class germination, Fresh Seeds
Common Names : Flat Lima Bean, sem
Botanical name : Phaseolus lunatus
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Flat Lima Bean, sem
Blooming Time : Year-round, Late Summer, Winter
Difficulty Level : Easy to grow
Temperature : 25-30°C
Germinate Time : 10-15Days
Climate Conditions : Can be grown in Indian climate/weather conditions
Germination rate : 70% to 90%
Precautions : Please use anti-fungal powder before planting seeds
Keep in mind : keep seeds in an air-tight container when not in use
Parental Controls : Keep a safe distance from children

How to plant and grow Flat Lima Bean Seeds?

Germination Process

Germination process of Flat Lima Bean seeds

  • Soak: Flat Lima Bean Seeds have to soak overnight for increasing the germination rate.
  • Germination place: You can use a tray for sowing those seeds. At the beginning of germination. But after the reaches 2-3 inches long, it is better to put it in big pots.
  • Soil type: Light soil is most preferable for sowing but Flat Lima Bean Seeds can be sown into light sandy soil to clay soil. While sowing use the mixture of cocopeat, organic fertilizer with soil. It increases the nutrients of the soil.
  • Temperature: Flat Lima Bean Seeds are a hard seed for that it needs sunny weather and the temperature near around  25-30°C.
  • Germination time: After sowing it requires 2 weeks to sprout.
  • Season: All the season is good for sowing Flat Lima Bean Seeds but summer is the best season to grow it.
  • Watering: While germinating you have to water it regularly but do not overwater. water should not stand on the seedling tray.

Note: Keep the seedling tray shaded till the seeds germinate.

Uses of potting mix

  • To grow Flat Lima Bean Seeds must be used with a good amount of organic fertilizers and compost.
  • While potting soil should be mixed with coco-peat which increases the growth of plants.
  • It also makes the root strong.

Germination Process

How to water

  • Remember water is most needed to the root zone so at the first water to the roots.
  • You should water the leaves also to the growing plant as it increases the rate of photosynthesis.
  • Do not overwater. water only the plant whenever needed especially in the rainy season we do not need to give the water regularly.
  • You should water twice as in the morning and in the afternoon but in the rainy season, you should notice that water does not stand in the pot or place where your Flat Lima Bean plant grows.
  • Use a water spray bottle to give water to the plant.

 

 

 

plant caring

Planting and care

  • Flat Lima Bean Seeds will grow within 10-15 days.
  • After that keep the tray near the window where the wind can pass. Do not keep in under direct sunlight.
  • After two weeks you should keep the plant to the direct sunlight for proper growth of the leaves.
  • Within 22 to 30 days of the seed sowing, your seedlings will be ready enough to re-potting or raise beds.
  • You should be mixed fertilizer in a proper way as garden soil, coco-peat, and vermicompost in the ratio of 1:1:1.
  • Flat Lima Bean Seeds can be harvested 70 to 80 days from the sowing of seeds.
  • Avoid disturbing the soil around the plants.
  • Keep the soil moist but not over-watered.
  • Check for pests and diseases and apply organic solutions.
  • If you take proper care of these Flat Lima Bean Seeds it will continue to produce vegetables for 3 years.

Indoor care

  • It is mainly an outdoor plant but if you want to grow it indoors then you need to take it to such a place where the plant gets direct sunlight.
  • You should sow Flat Lima Bean Seeds 1/4 to 1/2 inch deep and the gap between two seeds near about 4 to 5 inches apart.
  • 12 hours of light is needed to grow that’s for so use grow light or fluorescent light.

Pest Control

  • It can be attacked by Aphids, Cutworms, Spider mites, Colorado potato bugs, Flea beetles, and Tomato hornworms.
  • For that, you can use Organic insecticidesNeem oil and inorganic insecticides – Pele and Actara.
  • Also, you can use shampoo or liquid soap mixed with water and spray to the leaves.

Plant Harvesting

Harvesting Stage

  • Flat Lima Bean Seeds take 60 to 70 days to harvest if you take care of plants.
  • Use neem oil in case of any diseases and while potting use a good amount of organic fertilizer like cocopeat.
  • When the fruit is bright, it contains a good colour then you can understand that the plants are totally harvested.
  • we can pluck Flat Lima Bean directly from the plants but you should pluck gently.
  • you can pluck Flat Lima Bean with any other gardening tools, it will re-grow again.
  • It can vary the harvesting time depending on the quality of the seeds.

 

 

 

Nutritional Value

Nutritional Value

  • It should include in your daily diet.
  • It is best for fibre and potassium requirements.
  • It is full of vitamin A and Vitamin C which can protect our cells from damage.
  • Contains Vitamin K, Potassium, Folate, and Manganese
  • one cup of raw Flat Lima Bean Seeds has only about 20 calories!
  • It is full of polyphenols.
  • It can reduce blood sugar levels.
  • Flat Lima Bean Seeds also contain a lot of antioxidants.
  • You can take 25 calories per 100 grams in your diet.

NOTE: It should be avoided by people who are suffering from arthritis issues.

Common problems

  • Both over and under watering can kill your plants: For overwatering root can be rotten and forgiving less water, the plant can dry.
  • Flat Lima Bean plants bloom but do not produce vegetables: It is caused by two problems first is under watering and the second one is lack of pollination.
  • Leaves of Flat Lima Bean Plants turn Yellow: These problems can arise cause of lack of watering and the second one is lack of nitrogen in the soil.

Additional information

Weight 0.005 kg
Dimensions 12.5 × 10 × 0.2 cm

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