Soybean plant growing herbaceous of the genus Glycine also known as Soy plant, Soya bean or Soybean, Soybean plant annual plant also used as ground fixing plant, can grow in subtropical, mediterranean, temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 2-10a in the spring or 10b-11 as autumn planting.
Leaves color green obovate to obtuse the leaves grow in group of three.
Flower color purple in pea shape the flowers grow in clusters.
Soybean plant pods
Pod edible color green when young and brown when mature, can be hairy life velvet (edible when they are green).
Seeds edible color green when young and brown when mature, in shape egg like, edible when raw when green and can be cooked green or brown.
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Requirements for Soybean plant growing and care:
Short day’s period, slightly acid soil
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seedling / Seed
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Spring / Autumn
Pests and diseases:
Aphids, Soybean looper, blister beetles
How to prune:
No need to prune until collection of seeds
Size of the plant?
30-150 cm, 12-60 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing
Average amount of water / Big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade (will bloom and yield less)
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
General information about the flower
Purple in pea shape the flowers grow in clusters
Pollination is done by:
Edible bean and pods
Beans harvest season:
Beans pests or diseases:
Brown stink bug
What can be done with big quantities of Soybean plant bean?
Eaten raw, cooked, beverage
Work requirements on the beans:
Collect the seeds when dry before it’s falling to the ground
How long does it take to bear beans?