This extra early maturing okra variety is very compact and has small leaves. It offers high yields of very uniform dark green shiny pods. Okra requires consistently warm soil temperatures for best results.
- Warm season annual
- Approx. 18-22 seeds in packet. (A seed will vary in weight and size within a given seed lot. The number of seeds stated is only an estimate.)
- Maturity: Approx. 55-58 days
- Planting season: Late spring/early summer
Cultivation: Prepare fertile, well-drained soil. Sow seeds in late spring after last frost to early summer in a warm, sunny location. Or start seeds inside 6 weeks before last frost date (or 8 weeks before expected transplanting date). Let soil dry somewhat between watering. Fertilize as needed. Harvest young pods when 4-6" long.
Please note: Maturity, adaptability and disease tolerance may differ under your specific climate and/or growing conditions.
Culinary tips: Okra can be prepared fresh, boiled, fried, canned and pickled. Use in salad, stir-fries, gumbo, or pickled. Outstanding tempurastyle or fried with cornmeal.