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Hill Country Red Okra (Heirloom)

Old-fashioned flavor.
  • SKU: 02609
  • For each offer ordered, get approx. 100 seeds per packet
  • This item is not available in CA
This item ships in both Spring & Fall

Hill Country Red Okra (Heirloom)

Taste the good old-fashioned 'okree' flavor that charms southern hill regions. This plant is fantastic all-around! It's drought-tolerant and will continue to produce as long as you keep harvesting. It's beautiful with red-orange coloring and ornamental flowers, and delicious with large, fat pods that retain their tender texture. 64 DAYS.
Product Details
  • LightFull Sun
  • Height4-6 feet
  • Zones3-9 Annual
  • FruitReddish green pods, with red stems. Large 4-6 inch long, fat pods
  • Germination7-14 days
  • Soil RequirementsWell-drained, fertile, moist
  • Growth Rate2 inches apart, thinning to 6-8 inches apart, in rows 24-30 inches apart
  • Seed CountApprox 100 seeds per packet
  • CommentsTexas heirloom. Has the good old-fashioned 'Okree' flavor that is a favorite in the hill regions of the south. Good producer and drought tolerant. Continues to produce as long as you keep harvesting as they mature. Large, fat pods made frying okra in a pan an easier task. Even when large, they retain their tender texture. Very attractive plants with reddish orange stems and red pods. Flowers are also ornamental
  • YieldProductive
  • Botanical NameAbelmoschus esculentus
  • Depth1/2 in.
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2019 Spring Shipping Schedule
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4B 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
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Last Order Date 6/14/2019

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