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Hill Country Red Okra (Heirloom)

Old-fashioned flavor.

Hill Country Red Okra (Heirloom)

Old-fashioned flavor.

Texas heirloom grows to 6' tall, produces pods until frost as long as you keep harvesting. Fat pods stay tender to 6" length. It's beautiful with red-orange coloring and showy flowers. Give this one a try to experience the good old-fashioned okra flavor that many okra-lovers prefer.
SKU: 02609
$3.99
For each offer ordered, get 1 pkt of approx. 100 seeds
Grows in zones: 3-9
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  • Botanical Name: Abelmoschus esculentus 'Hill Country Red'
  • Height: 4-6 feet
  • Depth: 1/2 in.
  • Light Required: Full Sun
  • Yield: Productive
  • Size: 100 Seed Pkt
  • Fruit: Reddish green pods, with red stems. Large 4-6 inch long, fat pods
  • Zone: 3-9
  • Germination: 7 - 14 Days
  • Form: Vegetable, Okra
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained, fertile, moist
  • Growth Rate: 2 inches apart, thinning to 6-8 inches apart, in rows 24-30 inches apart
  • Seed Count: Approx 100 seeds per packet
  • Comments: Texas 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.

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