Butter Beans - Knowledgebase Question

Medford, OR
Question by cpurvis1
October 7, 1999
What varieties (names) of lima beans are considered "butter beans"?

Answer from NGA
October 7, 1999


Butter beans are baby lima beans, (botanical name Phaseolus lunatus). Baby Fordhook and Jackson Wonder are butter beans. Hope this answers your question!

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