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Blondy Okra

An All-America Selections winner.
An All-America Selections winner.
  • SKU: 75134
  • For each offer ordered, get approx. 100 seeds per pkt.
  • This item is not available in CA
This item ships in both Spring & Fall

Blondy Okra

Produces high yields of very light green, almost cream-colored, spineless 6-7 in. pods on a dwarf plant. Early maturing variety. The pods are excellent roasted, grilled, tossed into stir-fries, and used in gumbo and jambalaya. 50 DAYS.
Product Details
  • FormUpright
  • LightFull sun.
  • Height3-4 feet, dwarf size for an Okra.
  • Spread1-2 feet
  • Spacing15-18 inches between plants, 36-48 inches between rows.
  • Zones3 - 9 (Annual)
  • FoliageGreen foliage, typical Okra foliage.
  • BloomsSummer
  • FruitCreamy, very light green, ribbed, 6-7 inch, spineless pods.
  • Germination7-14 days.
  • Soil RequirementsRich, well-drained sandy loamy soil. pH 6-6.8.
  • Growth RateModerate growth rate.
  • Seed CountApproximately 100 seeds per packet.
  • PruningHarvest young, tender pods when 3 inches long. Remove and discard overly mature pods which slows new pod production.
  • PollinatorSelf pollinating.
  • CommentsUnique, very light green, almost cream-colored, spineless pods are produced on a dwarf plant. Early maturing, and very productive. Harvest young, tender pods when about 3 inches long. Its garden performance has made it an All-America Selections winner!
  • YieldHigh yields.
  • Botanical NameAbelmoschus esculentus 'Blondy'
  • Depth1/2 to 1 inch.
  • Days To Maturity50 days.
Shipping Schedule

Shipping Schedule

Orders for general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days. Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

2019 Spring Shipping Schedule
1A-4A 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
4B 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
5A 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
5B 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
6A 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
6B 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
7A 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
7B 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
8A & B 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
9A & B 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
10A & B 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
Last Order Date 6/14/2019

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Please note that we cannot ship outside the 48 contiguous states.

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