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Okra

Louisianna

Long slender pale green pod to 400mm, good flavour, not too tough as it gets longer, quick to mature and continues to be a tall plant to 4m.

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Okra

Abelmoschus esculentus

Annual bush to 1.2m, taken from Ethiopia in pre-historic times. Also know as Gumbo. Use similar growing conditions as tomatoes. Thrives in well drained soils in full sunlight. Harvest all pods when young at 7-10cm. Use fresh or dried in soups and stews. Sow after last frost.

16 seeds per gram

Okra planting information:

When To Plant In Australia
Tropics:Feb-Sep
Subtropic:Aug-Feb
Mild:Oct-Dec
Cold/Frost:Oct-Nov
Seed Sowing
Plant space cm:35-60
Row space cm:90-120
Depth cm:1
Best soil temp:20-35 °C
 
Other Info
Number of seeds per gram:15-25
Rate per hectare:8-9kg
Average days to maturity:80-98
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