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A member of the Hibiscus (mallow) family, okra is grown both for its beautiful flowers and as a vegetable. It needs full sun and warm evenings to grow well. Can be started indoors under full light 3-4 weeks before lst frost or outdoors when soil temps reach about 65 degrees. Seeds benefit from overnight soaking prior to planting. Sow seeds 1/2" to 1" deep in rows 3' apart.




Abelmoschus esculentus, Okra

  • Height: 3'-6'. Spread: 3'-6'. Yellow/white flowers. Harvest begins 60-70 days aftwer sowing; pods ready just a few days after flowering. No pre-treatment
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