Description for Sem Phali, Lima Beans
Phaseolus lunatus is a legume grown for its edible seeds, or beans.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|butter bean, Theobroma cacao,seim bean,lablab bean||white||Seasonal bloomer||20.00 to 30.00 feet||easy to grow|
Planting and care
They are usually shipped in the spring as bare roots when plants are fully dormant, well before they have leafed out. Theyâ€™ll look like a bundle of sticks on arrival. Note, they are not deadâ€”simply dormant.If you are buying container-grown plants (vs. bare-root plants), plant them by May or early June for best results.
|Full sun to part shade||well-drained soil that are loamy sandy and averagely mild can suit its growth.||Medium||65 F||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Sem Phali
- To help conserve water, reduce stress, and encourage healthy growth, apply a 2- to 4-inch layer of chopped and shredded leaves, grass clippings, or shredded bark around the base of your plants.
- Allow about an inch of space between the mulch and the base stem of the plant.
November to january
Typical uses of Sem Phali
Special features: Commercially grown pantropically for its seeds/beans. Interesting small ornamental tree for tropical areas.
Culinary use: sem phali green pod is consumed as vegetable and its bean as pulse.
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In which month this plant blooms flowers.Sriram Sena
almost all seeds did sprout but growth is slowArshad Khan
Good quality seeds, sprouted in couple of weeksBharath
Very nice packaging, with labelling of all the seeds. Variety of seeds available and its a great value for money.Rekha Patil-Tiwari
Over 90% germination. Good QualityKashi Wasi
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