Soybean Edamame – Item #1991


The pods of this 2-3′ plant make a delicious and nutritious snack, rich in protein and calcium. Each pod yields 3-4 beans that can be cooked like peas after shelling. Or boil whole pods in salted water for five minutes for a shell-it-yourself treat.

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Additional information

Weight 0.11 lbs
Dimensions 0.25 × 4 × 4.875 in

Planting & Harvesting1" (3cm)

Seed Depth: 1″ (3cm)

Plant Space: 3″ (8cm)

Row Space:  24″ (61cm)

Sprouts In: 7-14 days

Plant in late spring after soil has warmed in full sun and rich, well-drained soil. Optimal soil temperature for germination is 70-85°F. Young plants are very frost sensitive.

Harvest tender edamame when pods are plump but still green.

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Glycine max

Matures In: 90 days