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Canatto Soybean

Canatto Soybean

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85 to 100 days, indeterminate — 'Canatto' plants are large, branch from the base, grow thirty to thirty-four inches tall, and produce large amounts of two-inch long pods, borne in clusters at the leaf joints all they way up the stalks. The pods each typically contain three beans that are uniform, small, and yellow in color.

'Canatto' is early maturing and well adapted for Northern climates. As one might conclude from the name, 'Canatto' is a natto-type soybean variety. Our original source was soy collector and preservationist, Chris Martin (CO MA C). Each packet contains 25 to 30 seeds.
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Note:  If you are unfamiliar with natto, it is a traditional, and very ancient, Japanese food made by fermenting soybeans with Bacillus subtilis or Bacillus natto.  It is a popular breakfast food in some regions of Japan but can be an acquired taste due to its strong smell and flavor, as well as its slippery texture.