Phaseolus lunatus : Sweet, tender and early to mature, Fordhook 242 produces plump white lima beans in 4 inch long pods that are easy to shell. An All-America Selection in 1945, Fordhook 242 remains the standard in its class. Plants grow up to 2' tall and are heat and drought tolerant and widely adapted. 75 to 85 days. 40 seeds/pkt.