Okra- Burgundy

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Abelmoschus Esculentus | Packet

Standard Seed Packet, 10 Seeds

'Okra- Burgundy' seeds

Abelmoschus esculentus
  • Gumbo
  • Red pods
  • Quick growing variety

Annual growing to 100cm; very ornamental plant with red stems and green leaves producing attractive red pods; best harvested when around 7-10cm long, hold their colour after cooking. Quick growing variety. Pods can be used fresh or dried, most commonly used in soups and stews. Also known as "Gumbo".

Seeds per gram: 16
Product code: D4-17

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Method Sow direct or raise seedlings
Sowing Depth 10mm
Season Spring or after frost
Germination 2-14 days @ 23-33°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle Frost tender Perennial (grown as an annual in cool climates)
Row Spacing 100cm
Plant Spacing 60cm
Plant Height 100cm
Position Full sun, moist soil
Days Until Maturity 55-65 days

*Notes: Pods become tough quickly so pick around 5 days after flowers open.