(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.

Burmese okra web

Burmese Okra

We are proud to offer this heirloom variety from Burma (Myanmar). Large... Read More
Clemson Spineless

Clemson Spineless Okra

60 days. Plant is spineless; tasty green pods are best picked small. Read More
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