Soybean is a member of the Glycine family. Its botanical name is Glycine max.
Warm season crop – plant after last chance for spring frost.Soybean grows as an annual and is an edible vegetable / legume. Being an annual plant, it tends to grow best over the course of a single year. Soybean normally grows to a erect habit with a max height of 1.98 feet (that's 61.0 cm metric). Popular varieties of Soybean with home gardeners are Edamame, Envy, Misono Green, Fiskeby, and Shirofumi.
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When 1" tall, thin to 4" apart.A full sun position will ensure your plant thrives and remember to water moderately. Soybean needs a soil ph of 6.0 to 6.5 (weakly acidic soil). Soybean is generally regarded as a half hardy plant, so although it can survive a small mild cold snap, it is wise to ensure that this plant is protected from frost damage.
When 1" tall, thin to 4" apart.Sow 0.99 inches (2.54 cm) deep with a guideline distance of 1.49 inches (3.81 cm). For optimal germination, soil temperature should be a minimum of 18°C / 64°F.
These plants have been known to grow well alongside Soybean so consider planting:
These plants will not grow well with Soybean so avoid planting these within close proximity:
These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Soybean plants:
Edamame, Soya bean, Soy bean
Glycine maxima, Dolichos soja, Glycine angustifolia, Glycine gracilis, Glycine soja, Phaseolus max
13 Aug 2011
While hearty and disease resistant, its production was slow and meager, with pods that only contained one bean. Too much space for too little yield. The beans, however, were very tasty.
13 Aug 2011
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