85 days. Green Edamame soybeans are rich in proteins and Vitamins A, B, and C and high in phytoestrogens. A powerful punch of nutritional content. The immature seeds are a nutritious snack. Steam or boil the whole pods for 3-5 minutes and set out, salted or unsalted, as a fun finger food. They have a smooth rich taste that kids love. Good for freezing.
Growing Edamame Seeds.
Soil should be at least 55 to 60 F before planting. Sow seeds 1 inch deep and 2 to 3 inches apart in rows (do not presoak Edamame Seeds). Row spacing should be 20"-36" apart. Edamame do not grow as well in narrow rows.
The most common cooking method for Edamame seeds is boiling in salt water for 4-5 minutes. After which you can pop the seeds out of the pod into your mouth. It is a great tasting and healthy snack. They are also used in salads, soups and other dishes. Pods are too fibrous to eat. Your kids will love eating these.