Okra Abelmoschus esculentus
How to sow okra: Direct seed indoors or outside
Sun requirement for okra: Plant in Full Sun
Okra has been planted 7 times by Growstuff members.
Okra is a frost-tender annual grown for it's edible seed pods and, less commonly, it's leaves and stems. Plants can be green or red.
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This weekend I had two full days to really focus on the yard, and I made the most of it. With the intermittent help of several others over the course of the weekend, I got both easement planter boxes filled with compost and soil, cleaned up and weeded the alley, got the stump pulled from the coni...
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I originally wanted to do this yesterday but it rained in the morning so that kinda put a damper on things. So I did it all today instead! A bunch of the seeds I wintersowed in the milk jugs and soda bottles were getting crowded so it was time to move them to their bigger (permanent) container...Read more
How to grow okra
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