Edamame means 'beans on a branch' and has quickly become one of
our favorite vegetables. They are 40% protein (11 grams in 1/2 cup
of cooked beans) and are also high in vitamins A & B, calcium,
iron, and dietary fiber. These beans are known to lower cholesterol
and reduce the risk of heart disease. To top this off, they taste
incredible. Tohya is a short season variety, perfect for growing
anywhere in North America. This is the most popular variety in
Japan. Very easy to grow.
Days to Maturity: 80
When to Sow Outside: Spring, a week or two after last
average frost date, and after nights are no longer cool.
When to Sow Inside: Sow directly outside
Seed Depth: 1"
Seed Spacing: 2"
Row Spacing: 2'
Days to Emerge: 10
Thinning: When 1" tall thin to 4" apart.