Thanks, that's what I thinking but wanted some confirmation. I've been looking all around for some decent prices, but these things are expensive! I just got an email response back from one of the researchers at the NSRL and I'm on the list to receive seed packets from them. I'm not sure what varieties they are sending, but I'm excited to find out.hendi_alex wrote:As I understand it, most commercial soy beans are GMO varieties. I have not checked into it, but would doubt that the home garden varieties are GMO, especially any that would be offered by Seed Savers Exchange.
"Also referred to as vegetable soybeans, edamame is
the same species as the traditional grain soybean
(Glycine max) commonly grown in Kentucky.
However, compared to grain soybean, edamame
seeds are larger with a sweet, nutty flavor, and
better digestibility. "
Above excerpt from University of Kentucky publication:
https://www.uky.edu/Ag/CCD/introsheets/e ... auto,0,797
Did you plant yours in rows? How do you think they would do in containers?hendi_alex wrote:I have grown beer friend and several other varieties. The beans can be quite different in size and color, ranging from green to black. But I found all to be enjoyable. Beer friend is medium sized.