Fiskeby Soybean (Glycine max ‘Fiskeby’): Bred by the late Dr. Sven Holmberg in Fiskeby, Norrköpping, Sweden. Use fresh or dried. Highly nutritious—up to 40% protein, high in calcium, iron, and vitamins (particularly A, B1, B12, and C). Thrives in northern climates. 75-80 days.
Learn to Grow Fiskeby Soybean
Instructions – Sow seeds outdoors after the danger of frost has passed and soil and air temperatures have warmed. Soybeans can be used as edamame, fresh shell beans, or dry beans.
- Cold Tolerance: Fiskeby soybeans are a cold-tolerant variety, meaning they can grow in areas with shorter growing seasons or cooler summer temperatures.
- High-Yielding: Fiskeby soybeans are known for producing a high yield.
- Resilient: They have resistance to a range of soybean diseases and pests, which helps to ensure a good harvest.
- Short Growth Period: This variety matures relatively early compared to other soybean varieties.
- Beneficial to Soil: As with other legumes, Fiskeby soybeans enrich the soil with nitrogen, benefiting other plants if used in rotation.
- Protein-Rich: Fiskeby soybeans are a great source of plant-based protein, important for tissue growth and repair.
- Omega-3 Fatty Acids: Soybeans contain omega-3 fatty acids, which are beneficial for heart health.
- High in Fiber: They are high in dietary fiber, promoting good digestive health.
- Vitamin and Mineral Rich: They contain a variety of vitamins and minerals, including calcium, iron, B vitamins, and more.
- Isoflavones: Soybeans contain isoflavones, compounds that may help to reduce the risk of certain types of cancer.