Okra- Burgundy

Abelmoschus esculentus

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Okra- Burgundy

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".

How to sow and grow:

Method: Sow direct or raise seedlings
Sowing Depth: 10mm
When: Spring or after frost
Row Spacing: 100cm
Position: Full sun, moist soil
Plant Spacing: 60cm
Hardiness: Frost tender
Plant Height: 100cm
Days to Maturity/flowering: 55-65 days
Care: Pods become tough quickly so pick around 5 days after flowers open.

(Product number: D4-17)
Seeds per gram: 16 seeds

SKU D4-17
Botanical name: Abelmoschus esculentus
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 10 seeds
Seeds per gram: 16
Photo credits:

Photo by Michael Derr / CC BY 2.0

photo by Jasna Tepsic

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