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.

 
 
Star of David okra

Star of David Okra OK106

70 days. Israeli variety. Short, very thick pods are quite delicious. The... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Bowling Red

Bowling Red Okra OK120

Lovely plants that grow 7-8 feet tall and have deep red stems; the great... Read More
         
 
 
$2.25
 
Clemson Spineless

Clemson Spineless Okra OK103

60 days. Plant is spineless; tasty green pods are best picked small. Read More
         
 
 
$1.50
 
Jing Orange okra web

Jing Orange Okra OK126

60 days Lovely pods are a deep reddish orange and are quite colorful. This... Read More
         
 
 
$2.75
 
 
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