Some Of My Limas Are White And Some Are Green - Knowledgebase Question

Jenkintown, PA
Question by jquill412
October 29, 2000
Why are some of my lina beans white and some green?


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Answer from NGA
October 29, 2000

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Without seeing the beans, I would surmise that some are riper and drier than others. Dries limas tend to be much paler than fresh limas, and older beans meaning those picked at a later stage of maturity will also tend to be paler. Otherwise, the color may depend on the variety(ies) you grew.

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