King of the Garden is part of the Phaseolus genus and is a Lima bean variety. Its scientific name is Phaseolus lunatus 'King of the Garden'. King of the Garden is a variety of heirloom Lima bean . This variety typically produces fruit in the following colours: Cream.
Pods average five to eight inches long and up to nine inches. Each pod can contain four to six large beans.1This variety is an Vegetable that typically grows as an Annual/Perennial, which is defined as a plant that can matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of one year or more. King of the Garden is known for its Vine habit and growing to a height of approximately 3.00 metres (9.75 feet).
King of the Garden Lima bean is great for inexperienced gardeners and those that like low maintainance gardens.
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How to grow Lima bean 'King of the Garden'
Growing King of the Garden from seed
Transplanting King of the Garden
Harvesting King of the Garden
Lima bean 'King of the Garden' information
How long does King of the Garden take to grow?
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This variety was developed by Frank S. Platt (New Haven, Connecticut from an old variety called ‘Large White’. Introduced as King of the Garden" in 1883.1