Edamame Bean 'Elena'

Edamame are a top superfood, rich in vitamins and minerals and a valuable source of good protein. This is a reliable variety for our climate. More
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Edamame are a top superfood, rich in vitamins and minerals and a valuable source of good protein. This is a reliable variety for our climate. Harvest the whole plant in one go, so do successional sowing for best results.

Genus Glycine
Group/Species max
Variety Elena
Type Half-Hardy Annual
Common Name Edamame / Soya bean
Border Position Middle
Soil Type Fertile
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 60cm (24in)
Spacing 15cm (6in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow seeds 4cm deep at 18-20°C. Plant out after last frosts, or sow outdoors when the ground has warmed up. Sow 15cm apart with 45cm between rows.
Care Tips Plants require warm soil, much like basil or tomatoes. Don’t plant seedlings until soil is has warmed up. Edamame plants tolerate a range conditions, including drought, light shade, and clay soil. You’ll see best results when plants grow in full sun, planted in fertile compost with plenty of moisture.
Flowering June - July
Storing Freeze them after boiling
Harvesting Once the soybean pods reach about 2 inches in length and plump up, they are ready to pick. 
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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Edamame Bean 'Elena' reviews

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Reviewed 7th August 2019 by Catherine

Not a single bean germinated

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Dawn

Not many of them germinated!