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Unwins Summer Shell are large, creamy textured edamame beans. They’re nutritious, filling and a great source of protein. Grown in a sunny site, they will give a long crop from late summer to autumn.

  • Early cropping variety
  • Packed with vitamins
  • Product Details
  • How to Sow
  • Tips & Advice

Sowing Time

Indoors

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

 

Outdoors

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

 

 

Harvest

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

 

 

Plant Spacing

15cm (10in)

 

45cm (10in)

Sowing Indoors

Sow individual seeds in 8cm (3in) pots of seed and potting compost. Keep the pots in a frost-free greenhouse. Ensure the compost remains moist at all times, but npt saturated. Gradually accustom young plants to conditions outside for 2-3 weeks before planting out to their cropping positions from late May onwards, when the danger of frost has passed. Allow 15cm (6in) between plants in the row.

 

Sowing Outdoors

Sow individual seeds 5cm (2in) deep and 15cm (6in) apart. Allow 45cm (18in) between rows. Keep soil moist at all times.

 

Special Note

SOYA BEANS SHOULD NOT BE EATEN RAW AND REQUIRE BOILING FOR A MINIMUM OF 10 MINUTES TO REMOVE TOXINS.

Growing Tips

Pods will contain up to three beans, harvest pods when they are green and plump.

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