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Organic Okra Burgundy

NZ $2.95

Description

Okra is a warm weather tropical annual with ribbed fleshy delicately flavoured seed pods in the same family as the garden Hibiscus.  It is widely used in Southern USA in Gumbo or Okra soup and dishes with rice.  It appears in Indian cooking and in the Middle East.  This productive Okra features large flashy burgundy-red tender pods.  A good choice for short season gardeners.

Maturity 60 days from direct sowing.

 

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Abelmoschus esculentus

Information

OPTIMUM SOIL TEMP FOR GERMINATION DAYS TO GERMINATION Height PREFERRED GROWING PERIOD WHEN TO SOW NUMBER OF SEEDS PER PACKET PREFERRED GROWING METHOD BEST USE
25 7-10 120cm-icon 120cm Stake Tender-icon Stake Tender 2 50 Direct Sow-icon Direct Sow Gourmet Vegetable-icon Gourmet Vegetable

KEY to WHEN TO SOW

  1 Early Spring 2 Late Spring &
Early Summer
3 Late Summer &
Early Autumn

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