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OKRA Star of David

Abelmoschus esculentus

Stock: Out Of Stock

SKU Code: V-120

Family: Malvaceae

Characteristics: Perennial shrub 2 m

Seed per packet: Approx 12

An old heirloom variety from Israel that produces a prolific amount of short, very thick pods which have a six-pointed star shape resembling the Star of David.

Pods are best picked when 7-8cm (3”) long. Harvest 60 days

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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