Soya bean varieties for the UK

Question ...

I have heard that a new variety of soya bean that is specific to the British climate and suitable for growing in the UK, is now available. Apparently it is also a heavy yielder. Can you help?

Answer ...

The two varieties we have found best are Black Jet and Elena. But it's worth trying any soya beans from a packet for cooking, so long as you sow them when the ground is warm.

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