Okra

Okra

(Abelmoschus esculentus) This African native and staple of the Deep South really thrives on heat! Slaves from Angola called okra “ngumbo” which became gumbo, a popular name for several okra dishes to this day. Soaking okra seed overnight prior to planting seems to speed germination. Most heirloom okra varieties are large plants; allow plenty of space.

 
 
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Silver Queen Okra

OK140
65 days. Pale green to nearly white cowhorn pods are unusual and striking—the... Read More
         
 
 
$3.00
 
Abigail's Coffee Okra

Abigail's Coffee Okra

JS212
Joe came upon Abigail, an enterprising gourd grower and master gardener... Read More
         
 
 
$3.50
 
 
 
 
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