La Rosa Greenhouses is the largest grower of Pole Lima Beans
in the United States.
Carmen and Charlene La Rosa have 31 yearsEvery morning in season, people come from all over South Jersey
to get their fresh picked pole limas. Wholesalers,
farm markets and grocers load their trucks. Carmen also sells
to the individual.
experience growing Pole
Lima Beans. They love
their work, they love their customers, and they grow the best-tasting
pole lima beans you'll ever have the pleasure to eat.
The grounds of La
Rosa Greenhouses are gorgeous - a beautifully landscaped plantation
with Pole Lima Beans, Mums,
Asters, Pansies & Kale, Poinsettias,
Hanging Baskets & Potted Plants, Bedding
Plants, and Vegetables,
Perennials & Herbs, with six acres of greenhouses and
32+ acres under cultivation.
While there, visit the retail store or ask for a tour of the
greenhouse "range" as Carmen calls the spacious greenhouses
that are filled with young poinsettias during pole lima bean
season - or go "out back" and see what "the mum
fields" - 210,000 beautiful chrysanthemums - look like in