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Stock: Out Of Stock
SKU Code: V 216
Characteristics: Perennial shrub 2 m
Seed per packet: Approx 12
Okra, also known as Lady’s Fingers is a versatile and tasty vegetable. They can be eaten par boiled, fried, roasted or added to stews, soups and curries.
Okra plants are not only useful for their edible pods, but they also make great ornamentals that are easy to grow.
Adaptable to most garden soils but prefers a light well-drained, well fed soil in a sunny position.
Tropical: Late Winter, Spring and Summer.
Temperate: Spring and Early Summer.
Cold: Late Spring and Early Summer.
Sow: 5mm deep.
Grow in trays of a good seed raising mix or sow direct where they are to grow
Germination: 8-14 days.
Plant space: 60 cm
Row space: 100 cm
Maturity: 15-20 weeks
Feed with a soluble fertiliser every two weeks for stronger plants.
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