90 days — The plants of 'Taiwame' are very prolific producing pale-green beans that are very large, sweet and tasty. Excellent for edamame, pronounced "ed-uh-mah-may," as well as for other recipes.
Taiwan is one the leading consumers and exporters of edamame and 'Taiwame', also known as 'Tai Wame', is one of their most common varieties. Each packet contains 25 to 30 seeds.
Sow seeds about one inch deep, three to four inches apart. Although you can plant in rows, they can be planted densely and allowed to form a canopy. This will help control weed growth. Soybeans are tolerant of drought and poor soil since they fix nitrogen. They will, however, benefit from fertile soil.
Soybean flowers are perfect (self-fertile) and cross pollination is almost non-existent, making saving seed easy. Allow pods to fully develop and dry on the plants.
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