Lima, Christmas - 1.75 lbs.


Christmas Limas (Phaseolus Limensis) are related to the lima bean, similar to the giant Peruvian Lima but plumper, This is a large bean with a maroon batik pattern over a creamy background. The Christmas Lima may be referred to as a speckled lima or butter bean in addition to a calico bean. The bean is 7/8 long and maintains its markings after cooking. The Christmas Lima is an heirloom bean, which means the bean was handed down within a small community for several generations. The bean's chestnut flavor combined with its festive coloring are the reason for the name Christmas Lima.

Suggested Use:
Mix Christmas Limas with sweet corn to make traditional succotash. They are a hearty addition to soups, stews and casseroles, toss them precooked in cold vegetable and pasta salads.

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  • Model: B03AJ
  • Shipping Weight: 1.75lbs
  • 17 Units in Stock
  • Manufactured by: D'allasandro

This product was added to our catalog on Wednesday 07 May, 2008.

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