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Burgundy Okra

Pods stay tender up to 8" long.


Very attractive maroon-red pods that stay tender to 8" long. Pods turn green when cooked. Very showy with large, light yellow, hibiscus-like flowers veined in red. All-America Selections winner in 1988; developed at Clemson University. 55 DAYS.

This item ships in both Spring & Fall

85871

$3.99

For each offer ordered, get approx. 100 seeds per packet

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  • Botanical Name: Abelmoschus esculentus
  • Height: 36-60 inches
  • Spacing: 24 - 36 inches.
  • Depth: 1/2 - 1 inch.
  • Spread: 36-48 inches
  • Light Required: Full sun.
  • Pollinator: Self pollinating
  • Foliage: green leaves
  • Blooms: Summer
  • Fruit: Very attractive maroon-red pods that stay tender to 8" long. Pods turn green when cooked.
  • Days To Maturity: 55 days
  • Zone: 3 - 9 annual
  • Germination: 10 - 14 days.
  • Form: Annual. Upright.
  • Flower Form: White flowers.
  • Soil Requirements: Rich, well-drained sandy loamy soil. pH 6.0 - 6.8.
  • Growth Rate: Medium growth rate.
  • Pruning: For optimal texture and flavor, harvest often when the pods are young about 3" long.
  • Comments: There's a pretty contrast between the plant's green leaves against the burgundy stems, branches, leaf ribs and fruits-and a pretty display of yellow-cream flowers.

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