Okra

Okra Bulk

(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. Does best when direct-sown into warm soil, but can be started earlier indoors and transplanted, so long as the young plants aren’t allowed to become root bound. Soil for okra need not be especially rich; plants are drought tolerant but produce more with adequate moisture. Keeping pods picked encourages further production.

COOK IT! Okra Recipes HERE 

GROW IT! Okra Growing Tips HERE

Okra
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Burgundy Okra

Burgundy Okra OK102

55 days. Pods are a beautiful, deep red, and stems are also red. Very... Read More
 
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Clemson Spineless Okra OK103

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