Do Lima Bean Plants Grow Better If Soaked in Tap Water Before Planting?

Lima beans do not grow better is soaked before planting. They need even moisture for best germination and growth. Keep the soil moist until the seeds have germinated. Too much moisture from soaking or over-watering, causes seeds to crack, resulting in poor germination.

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