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Product Description

Abelmoschus esculentus

Known for its large, bright green, slightly ribbed pods that remain tender longer than other varieties, Mammoth Spineless Okra is great for canning, frying and gumbo!

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Quick Facts

Plant Size: 3–6 foot plants; 3–5 inch pods

Hardiness: Tender Annual

Sun: Full

Seed Planting Depth: 1 inch

Days to Harvest: 60 days

Good for Container:

Seed Origin: Open Pollinated

Easy to Grow: Yes

Water: Moderate

Days to Germinate: 8–12 days

Plant Spacing: 12–24 inches

Edible Flower:

Growing Guide

GROW GUIDE CONDITIONS:
Okra is a tropical plant, growing optimally in hot, humid climates. Well drained, fertile sandy or silt-loam soil with a pH between 6.0–7.0 is best. Assure adequate soil moisture throughout the growing season.

GROW GUIDE SEED:
Direct seed or transplant into the garden once soil temperatures reach 70°F, more optimally 75–90°F. Enhance germination by soaking seed overnight in water prior to planting. To direct seed, plant one seed every 6 inches, 1 inch deep, allowing 18-36 inches between rows. Thin to one plant every 12–18 inches. To start seeds indoors, fill 2-4 inch pots with a sterile seed starting mix. Plant 2 seeds per pot, ¾ inch deep. Use a seedling heat mat to warm the soil. Transplant 4–5 week old seedlings outside 3-4 weeks after the last frost, 12–18 inches apart, allowing 18–36 inches between rows.

GROW GUIDE PESTS:
Follow a 3 year crop rotation cycle. Avoid planting into cool soils. Remove stink bugs that cause wart-like growths on pods.

GROW GUIDE HARVEST:
Pick fruits when young and tender (about 5–6 days after flowering). Handle with care as fruits are easily injured. Daily harvests increase overall yields. Store at 45–50°F. Okra pods may be damaged if chilled below 45°F.

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