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Star Of David

Extremely fat pods to 15cm, best picked at 7cm, old heirloom named because pod cross-section looks like the Star of David, plant to 2m with purple leaf veins. 60-75 days.

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Packet (50 seeds) $4.00

General information:


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
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
Sprout & Eat
Sprout & Cut
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