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.
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:
|Plant space cm:||35-60|
|Row space cm:||90-120|
|Best soil temp:||20-35 °C|
|Number of seeds per gram:||15-25|
|Rate per hectare:||8-9kg|
|Average days to maturity:||80-98|