Edamame (枝豆, /ˌɛdəˈmɑːmeɪ/) is a preparation of immature soybeans in the pod, found in cuisines with origins in East Asia. The pods are boiled or steamed and may be served with salt or other condiments. In Japan, they are usually blanched in 4% salt water for 5 minutes. When the beans are outside the pod, the term mukimame is also sometimes used in Japanese. Edamame are a common side dish in washoku and as an appetizer to alcoholic beverages such as beer or shōchū. As an ingredient Edamame are found in both sweet and savory dishes such as takikomi gohan, tempura, and zunda-mochi.
|Lighting||Full, 6-8 Hours Per Day|
|Water||Steady: 6 Gallons / Week|
|Maturity||Moderate: 55-70 Days Harvest|
|Plant Placement||16 Plants, 8 Per Row|