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Okra Seeds - Hill Country Red

Okra Seeds - Hill Country Red

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $4.49
1 Ounce $11.59
1/4 Pound $26.29 ($6.57/ounce) 43% Savings
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  • Stocky blush-colored okra is most tender when harvested young
  • Does great in summer heat
  • Crisp and tender flavor
  • Prefers full sun exposure
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Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Warm Season
Fruit Size 5 inches
Growth Habit Upright

Flavor Profile Mild; Slightly Sweet; Nutty; Earthy; Tender Texture
Plant Characteristics Fast Growing
Use Container Garden, Culinary
Growing Conditions Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant, Outdoor
Harvest Advantages Canning, Freezing, Pickling

About Okra Seeds - Hill Country Red

Abelmoschus esculentus

Seed Type Heirloom Seed
Also known as Okro

Grow Heirloom Okras - Plant Hill Country Red Okra Seeds

Beautiful, tall plants producing bronze-red fruit, does well in the hot heat of summer. Slender pods grow up to 5" long and can be eaten raw in salads. Harvest at a smaller size for increased tenderness. Wonderful okra taste and very prolific producer.

Planting Information

Planting Okra Seeds - Hill Country Red

Planting Season Warm Season
Seed Prep Requires Light, Soak
Sowing Method Direct Sow, Start Indoors
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth 1/4 inch
Plant Spacing 12 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Days to Maturity 30 to 60 days
View our Okra Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count
Packet 71
1 Ounce 500
1/4 Pound 2,000

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Companion Plants for Okra Seeds - Hill Country Red