This open pollinated variety is the most popular on the market. The plants are vigorous and produce exceptionally uniform straight medium-green spineless ribbed pods. A very prolific and high yielding variety with an open leaf growing habit.
- Warm season annual
- Approx. 120-125 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. 55-60 days
- Planting season: Late spring/early summer
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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 3-4" 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 tempura-style or fried with cornmeal.