Plant Care Lima Bean

Lima Bean

Taxonomy

Phaseolus lunatus
Phaseolus
Fabaceae
Fabales

How to care for Lima Bean

Water

How often to water your Lima Bean

Water needs for Lima Bean
0.5 cups
every 9

Lima Bean needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Lima Bean

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Lima Bean in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Lima Bean: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Lima Bean love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Lima Bean does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Lima Bean

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Lima Bean: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Lima Bean after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Lima Bean

Lima Bean

Lima Bean


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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