Okra Vegetable Seeds
15 Okra seeds. Okra or Okro Abelmoschus esculentus, known in many English-speaking countries as ladies' fingers or ochro, is a flowering plant in the mallow family.
|Sow Inside under glass||April-May
Soak seeds for 2 hours in warm water before planting.
Days to Germination: 10-14. Days To Harvest: 55-65. Planting Depth: 1/2 - 3/4 in. Spacing, Row: 3 foot. Plant Height: 4 ft.. Light: Full Sun
Sow under cover 4-6 weeks before last frost or directly outside in warmer areas from late spring.
Sow 1/2-3/4 inch deep, 2 to a pot and thin to strongest seedling, or thinly in rows, thinning to 18-24 inches between plants. Plant to the growing position outside in late spring when the soil has warmed.
A sunny, warm & sheltered location required in order to maximise harvest. Best grown under glass in the UK. Harvest pods when they are young and tender, 2 1/2 - 3 inches long. Keep ripe pods picked to encourage production.