Edemame Sayamusume Soya Bean Seeds BN158-1
Edemame SayamusumeHow to grow soyabeans Sayamusume

Edamame Sayamusume

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  • Soya beans
  • Authentic, untreated, non-GEO/GMO seeds come directly to us from Japan
  • Rich, buttery, sweet flavour
  • Open-pollinated seeds
  • Matures in 90-100 days
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Product Description

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These authentic, untreated, non-GEO/GMO soya bean seeds come to use directly from Japan. Sayamasume is a consistent, heavy yielding variety. Rich, buttery sweet flavour from the 9cm 3.5″) pods that are borne on 60cm (24″) tall plants. Edamame Sayamusume soya bean seeds are easy to grow and fun for kids of all ages to plant, grow, cook, and eat.

  • Soya beans
  • Authentic, untreated, non-GEO/GMO
  • Rich, buttery, sweet flavour
  • Open-pollinated seeds
  • Matures in 90-100 days

Matures in 90-100 days. (Open-pollinated seeds)

How to Grow Soya Beans

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The immature seeds of the edible soya bean 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. This treat is called edamame. The small, slightly fuzzy pods hold fat green beans that pop out easily from the cooked soybean pods. They have a smooth rich taste that kids love. Good for freezing also. The plants are big and vigorous but the seeds are delicate, so don’t drop or crush them. Soya beans contain the most protein out of all the beans, and are a healthy addition to your diet. Follow along with this handy How to Grow Soya Beans Guide and grow food! Warning: Some people are allergic to soybeans.

Latin
Glycine max
Family: Fabaceae

Difficulty
Easy

We Recommend: Sayamusume (BN158) has been around for years, and is a tried and tested variety for both coastal and warmer climates. Kuroshinju and Tohya are also excellent choices.

Season & Zone
Season: Warm season
Exposure: Full-sun
Zone: All

Timing
Direct sow from late May to mid-June, once the soil has warmed up. Cold, damp soil can result in poor germination or rotted seeds. Optimal soil temperature: 21-32°C (70-90°F).

Starting
Do not pre-soak soya bean seeds. Using inoculant on seeds helps growth. Sow seeds 2-5cm (1-2″) deep, 5-10cm (2-4″) apart, in rows 60cm (24″) apart. If the weather is too wet, seeds can be started indoors in pots and carefully transplanted a few weeks later. Germination takes 8-16 days, depending on conditions.

Growing
Ideal pH: 5.8-6.2. Well drained, warm soil is best. Use 1 cup of complete organic fertilizer for every wm (10′) of row. Too much nitrogen fertilizer is often the cause of poor pod set and delayed maturity. If beans flower but do not set pods, the cause can be zinc deficiency. Try spraying the plants with kelp based fertilizer. Wet leaves on crowded plants are subject to diseases. Thin plants to increase air circulation and avoid touching the leaves while they are wet.

Harvest
Pick pods that are in the middle of the plant as soon as they start to fatten up. By mid-September, you can pull up the whole plant and pick the remaining pods at your leisure. Edamame is the word used to describe the whole pods, which have been steamed or boiled, and optionally salted. The beans popped out of them for a delicious treat! The green vegetable soybeans freeze well after blanching.

Seed Info
In optimal conditions at least 75% of seeds will germinate. Usual seed life: 3 years. Per 100′ row: 800 seeds, per acre: 174M seeds.

Companion Planting
Good for fixing nitrogen, and acting as a mulch against weeds. Grow soya beans with corn. Soya beans repel Japanese beetles and chinch bugs.

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1 review for Edamame Sayamusume

  1. 5 out of 5

    (verified owner):

    I planted these seeds about nine weeks ago and just enjoyed the first small harvest. Steamed with a pinch of salt the fuzzy pods were sweet and buttery and far richer than any edamame I’ve ever had. Easy to grow and worth every single cent.

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