Oh, so snackable and packed with protein! Reliable, high yields of three-bean pods on this early-harvest variety.
Edamame has been eaten for centuries in Japan. Traditionally, whole pods are blanched and lightly salted, served in a common bowl to be shared with friends. Also Excellent shelled and added to cold or hot pasta dishes or stir-fries. These young, cholesterol-free soybeans are rich in protein, calcium, iron, fiber, and vitamins A, B, and C. 'Chiba Green' grows large, dark green pods with a high percent of three-bean pods. Earlier to harvest than most, and well adapted for any growing area.
Variety Info'Chiba Green' is an early-harvest variety that produces large, dark green pods, a high percentage containing three beans. Beans have a nutty, earthy flavor.
Not recommended; bean seedlings are sensitive to root disturbance.
RECOMMENDED. 1 to 2 weeks after your average last frost date, and when soil temperature is at least 65°F, ideally 70°–85°F. Successive Sowings: Every 7 to 14 days up to 80 days before your average first fall frost date. NOTE: In very hot summer areas, skip sowing as high heat approaches; temperatures consistently above 90°F will prevent soybeans from forming.