How to grow Soybean plant

Soybean plant grow and care – 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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How to grow 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:

Planting season:
Spring / Autumn

Pests and diseases:
Aphids, Soybean looper, blister beetles

Pruning season:
All year

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

Water requirement:
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 indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:

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?
80-120 days

Scientific name:

Glycine max

How to grow Soybean plant

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Soybean plant care

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Blooming Seasons
  • Spring flowers
Edible Parts
  • Edible Pod
  • Edible Seeds
Culinary uses
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Beverage
  • Cooked
  • Ice pop & Ice cream plants
  • Salad
  • Spreads & Sauces
Flower colors
  • Purple flower
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Temperate Climate
Harvest Season
  • Autumn Harvest
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
  • Fast growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Annual plant
  • Herbaceous
  • Legumes
Plant Uses
  • Edible plants
  • Ground fixing plants
  • Medical uses
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
  • Part shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Big amount of water
  • Regularly water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 10
  • Hardiness zone 11
  • Hardiness zone 2
  • Hardiness zone 3
  • Hardiness zone 4
  • Hardiness zone 5
  • Hardiness zone 6
  • Hardiness zone 7
  • Hardiness zone 8
  • Hardiness zone 9