Bush Beans

Bush Beans, or Snap Beans grow in pods that can be eaten when the beans are still small. They are also called string beans sometimes due to a fibrous string that runs the length of the pod on some varieties.

Early Thorogreen Bush Lima Bean

Phaseolus lunatus Early Thorogreen Bush Lima Bean (69 days)   This is the earliest producing of ...

Phaseolus lunatus Early Thorogreen Bush Lima Bean (69 days)   This is the earliest producing of all the lima beans. Thorogreen is considered a baby lima with a delicious buttery taste. It is a bush type that reaches 18" tall and requires no staking. An excellent choice for those who have a short growing season. Downy mildew resistant.  

$2.61 $13.13

Kentucky Dreamer Bush Bean

Kentucky Dreamer Bush Bean (50-54 days)   Improved Kentucky Wonder Bush bean. High concentrated p...

Kentucky Dreamer Bush Bean (50-54 days)   Improved Kentucky Wonder Bush bean. High concentrated pod set. Plant height 17 inches. Very upright plant. Pod is medium green, flat 6 inches long and is white seeded. Disease resistance is cbmv type 1 and n.Y. Strain 15. ***Very impressed with Kentucky Dreamer in our 2013 bean trials. It was quick to produce lots of 5-6" pods on well formed plants with no disease problems in our climate.

$2.89 $157.45

Fordhook 242 Bush Lima Bean

Phaseolus lunatus Fordhook 242 Bush Lima Bean (72 days) Introduced by the USDA in Beltsville i...

Phaseolus lunatus Fordhook 242 Bush Lima Bean (72 days) Introduced by the USDA in Beltsville in the 1940s. Fordhook 242 is by far the best lima bean for Northern climates, coastal conditions or cool foggy nights. They are ready for use almost a week earlier than most bush limas. Fordhook 242 has dense foliage reaching 16"-24". Pods are thick, meaty and contain 3-5 lima beans. Known for its almost nutty flavor. Nothing beats a steamy bowl of lima beans with a pat of butter!

$2.61 $162.75

Organic Gold Rush Bean

Organic Gold Rush Bean Phaseolus vulgaris Bush type wax bean, 52 days to maturity Forget panning...

Organic Gold Rush Bean Phaseolus vulgaris Bush type wax bean, 52 days to maturity Forget panning, try canning! A gardener's wealth is a heavy harvest of Gold Rush beans, pickled or steamed and piled on a plate. You won't have to search long to find these delicious, lemon-colored beans hanging in heavy clusters on their compact bushes. Gold Rush was a clear favorite on the farm, where it kept on producing tender beans when others had gotten tough. Plants are disease resistant and produce a he...

$3.14