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PlantFiles: Edamame, Edible Soy Bean
Glycine max 'Shirofumi'

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Family: Papilionaceae (pa-pil-ee-uh-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Glycine (gly-SEE-nee) (Info)
Species: max (maks) (Info)
Cultivar: Shirofumi

One member has or wants this plant for trade.

Category:
Vegetables

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

Profile:

No positives
2 neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral berrygirl On Mar 2, 2007, berrygirl from Braselton, GA (Zone 7b) wrote:

From a catalog description, "This variety is gaining popularity as the best green soybean available. Large pale-green seeds, extremely productive. An SSE member reported that one 100' row produced 38 lbs of unshelled pods! 80-90 days."

Neutral Farmerdill On Jan 11, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A 90 day green cultivar available commercially.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Wake Forest, North Carolina



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