Edamame is part of the Glycine genus and is a Soybean variety. Its scientific name is Glycine max 'Edamame'. Edamame grows as an Annual and is a Vegetable. Being an Annual, it tends to grow best over the course of a single year. Edamame normally grows to a max height of 1.98 feet (61.0 cm metric).
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How to grow Edamame
Plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Edamame is thought of as half hardy, so protect with a row cover whenever the temperatures drop.
Growing Edamame from seed
Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 1.49 inches (3.81 cm) and sow at a depth of around 0.99 inches (2.54 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 18°C / 64°F to ensure good germination.
Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Edamame is a half hardy plant.
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