Sem Phali/ Dolichos Beans (Barahmasi) Bush Type Seeds

Sem Phali/ Dolichos Beans (Barahmasi) Seeds (सेम फली के बीज)

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Lima beans (commonly named sem phali) are delicious vegetables that contain proteins and minerals. Bushy lima beans are very easy and interesting to grow in a home garden or terrace garden. This variety of lima beans can be grown at any time of the year.

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About this item

  • Number of (Barahmasi) Sem Phali Seeds: 20 Seeds 
  • Where to grow: Balcony or terrace garden
  • Growing season: Throughout the year 
  •  Sowing method: Direct
  • Seeds sowing depth: 2.5-4 cm 
  • Germination Time: 7 to 14 days
  • Germination temperature: 18-26°C
  • Harvesting: 60 to 100 Days
  • Plant vigor: Strong plant

What size grow bag is best for Sem Phali?

Lima Beans Plant Growing Season In India

Barahmasi Sem Phali can be grown year-round in India. The main growing seasons are summer (February – March), monsoon (June to July), and post-monsoon/autumn (September to October).

How To Grow Lima Beans

The direct sowing method is best for planting Lima beans. Bush Lima beans are perfect for small spaces and grow very well in any pots/grow bag size 36-60 cm (width and height). Lima beans grow fast in warm and bright conditions and give 2.5 cm deep water every week when pods are developing and blooming time, in case underwater flowers will drop permanently. For lima beans, seed germination soil temperature should be at least 18°C. Bush lima bean does not need much support like pole lima beans but you can use tomato cages to support the heavy stems.

Lima Beans Seed Sowing Method

Sem Phali or Lima bean seeds should be sown directly rather than transplanted. Select a pot/grow bag and fill it with a sowing medium. Sow 1-2 Lima beans seeds per pot about 2.5-4 cm deep in the soil at a distance of 8-10 cm from each seed. Give deep water to your bean pots every day by using a watering can. Keep the pot in a sunny location for seeds to germinate. Lima bean seeds will be germinated in 7-14 days (depending on growing conditions).

How To Fertilize Plant Lima Beans

Lima beans do not require many feeds as they act as nitrogen fixation. Apply any organic fertilizer (like vermicompostneem cakemustard cake, etc)  after 25-30 days from planting, to get the healthy pods.

Lima Beans Plant Care Tips

Water – Lima beans grow fast when it gets water regularly. Keep the soil moist, not soggy, and give water when you feel the soil becomes dry.  
Soil – Lima beans grow best in good drainage, loamy soil with organic matter, and a pH between 6.0-6.8.
Sunlight – Lima beans love warm climates and foliage grows well in shade, but plants need good sun for the best flowering. it needs 6-8 hours of direct full sunlight.
Temperature - The ideal temperature for growing Lima beans is from 21-30°C.
Common Pests and Disease – Lima bean plant is infected by bean beetles, flea beetles, and spider mites To avoid these pests use a neem oil spray. Diseases like bacterial blight, mosaic virus, and fungal disease affect the beans plants.
Weeding – Keep plants weed-free, weeding should be done regularly. 

Lima Beans Plant Flowering Time

The Lima beans (Sem Phali) plant will start flowering within 45-50 days from seed sowing. Beans pollinate themselves so, no need for any special treatment.

How To Harvest Lima Beans 

  • You can harvest Lima beans within 60-100 days from sowing.
  • Start to pick the pots when they are 10 cm long with the help of a sharp knife or scissors.
  • The right time to cut the Lima beans is when they are younger pods because old pods will be tough and tasteless.

Lima Beans Special Features

  • Common name - Butter beans, Sem Phali (सेम फली), Lima Beans
  • Height – 60-70 cm
  • Flower color - White
  • Level of growing – Easy

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Customer Reviews

Based on 3 reviews
Nirupma Banerjee

Not received seeds yet. I will never order again.if possible cancel my order and refund my money


Very plants are ready to harvest

Thank you, Govardhani, for sharing your review!

Ajesh Sha
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