- 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".
How to sow and grow:
|Method:||Sow direct or raise seedlings|
|When:||Spring or after frost|
|Germination:||2-14 days @ 23-33°C|
|Hardiness / Life Cycle:||Frost tender Perennial (grown as an annual in cool climates)|
|Position:||Full sun, moist soil|
|Days to Maturity/Flowering:||55-65 days|
(Product number: D4-17)
Seeds per gram: 16 seeds
|Botanical name:||Abelmoschus esculentus|
|Packet type:||Standard seed packet|
|Packet quantity:||10 seeds|
|Seeds per gram:||16|
photo by Jasna Tepsic
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