Soybeans are ready to harvest around 12 weeks after sowing, in late summer or autumn. For edamame beans, pick when the pods are green with the shape of the beans is visible inside. Either shell the beans from the pods before cooking or cook the pods whole and pop the beans out afterwards.
How do you know when edamame is ready to pick?
0:313:24Harvesting Edamame - YouTubeYouTubeStart of suggested clipEnd of suggested clipBut you do want to catch them before they start to yellow I have over here just a slightly olderMoreBut you do want to catch them before they start to yellow I have over here just a slightly older planting you can see the foliage is starting to turn yellow and brown. And even the pods.
How do you harvest edamame soybeans?
0:553:08Delicious Edamame - How To Harvest And Prepare - YouTubeYouTubeStart of suggested clipEnd of suggested clipOr a quick way to do it and harvest your whole bed is just to take the whole plant snip it off atMoreOr a quick way to do it and harvest your whole bed is just to take the whole plant snip it off at the base. And collect them and then strip the beans. Off.
How do I know when to pick soybeans?
Try harvesting when some of the leaves are still dry on the plant; the beans may be drier than you think. Soybeans are fully mature when 95% of the pods are at their mature tan color.