Originally from East Asia, edamame is relatively new to North America—especially to home gardeners. Here’s how to plant and grow edamame in your garden!
Edamame is the name given to the immature soybean pod. Once edamame pods mature, harden, and dry, they are used to make soy milk and tofu. Edamame is usually steamed in water and then eaten by squeezing the beans out of its pod, popping directly into the mouth.