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Edamame, Edible Soy Bean
Glycine max 'Shirofumi'

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

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

Regional

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

Wake Forest, North Carolina

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

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

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

A 90 day green cultivar available commercially.