A Guide to Growing and Harvesting Edamame

John Navazio shares his guide for growing and harvesting edamame, includes planting information, best varieties and times for harvesting.



Edamame soybean plants closely resemble regular bush green beans.
Edamame soybean plants closely resemble regular bush green beans.
DAVID CAVAGNARO
Fresh green soybeans have a buttery, nutty flavor.
Fresh green soybeans have a buttery, nutty flavor.
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Author John Navazio picks a plateful of edamame for his taste tests.
Author John Navazio picks a plateful of edamame for his taste tests.
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Edamame makes a healthy pick-your-own snack for kids.
Edamame makes a healthy pick-your-own snack for kids.
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Edamame plants can set lots of pods for heavy yields.
Edamame plants can set lots of pods for heavy yields.
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