Edamame Seeds, BeSweet Soybean
- 85 days
- 20 gram package contains approximately 65 Edamame Seeds.; 2 oz package contains approximately 180 seeds ; 4 oz package contains approximately 360 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 BeSweet soybeans make a nutritious and delicious snack. The young green pods can be cooked, and the beans popped out and eaten. The pods themselves are too fibrous to eat, but the beans are extremely tasty and healthy. Kids and adults alike enjoy the rich taste of Edamame BeSweet soybeans.
Soybeans are full of vitamins and protein. They are an excellent snack but can also be added to meals like stir-fries and vegetable dishes after they are removed from their pods.
Planting, Growing, and Harvesting:
Plant in full sun in the spring after danger of frost has passed. Plant soybeans in a location with well-drained soil, since excessive moisture can cause the seeds to spoil. Over-watered seeds are less likely to germinate.
Harvest soybeans while the pods are plump, green, and young for best taste, not when they are yellow. Most pods should be ready for harvest around the same time.
Recipes/How to Use:
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.