Vegetable Soybean Varieties
Vegetable Soybean cultivation probably originated in northeastern China, a region where wild soybeans exist. These high protein beans are best known as pulses and oilseeds.
'Early Hakucho' has bright green pods about 6 mm long, is not a short-day plant, and can be used as a vegetable when picked green. This is a dwarf variety, maturing in about 75 days, and proves reliable even when the growing season is short.
'Kahala' is a nematode-resistant tropical soybean developed in Hawaii that takes 60-90 days to mature.
'Lucky Lion' is a high yielding, vegetable soybean with vivid green pods containing 2 or 3 seeds that matures in about 75 days. High yielding.
‘Tohya’ is an early maturing, vegetable soybean, with a delicious, buttery flavor, and tender-firm texture.