Okra Seeds - Perkins Long Pod

Okra Seeds - Perkins Long Pod

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $4.49
1 Ounce $6.29
1/4 Pound $15.79 37% Savings
1 Pound $41.99 ($2.62/ounce) 58% Savings
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  • High yielding heirloom, great for canning and pickling
  • Open Pollinated Heirloom
  • High yielding and great for canning
  • Prefers full sun exposure
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Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Warm Season
Fruit Size Up to 8 inches
Growth Habit Upright

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

About Okra Seeds - Perkins Long Pod

Abelmoschus esculentus

Seed Type Heirloom Seed
Also known as Okro

Grow Heirloom Okra - Plant Perkins Long Pod Okra Seeds

What's in a name - in the case of "Perkins Long Pod" okra, everything. This high-yielding, heirloom cultivar produces abundant crops of large and delicious okra. Bright green pods are perfect for pickling, canning and for soups and stews. Use Perkins Long Pod Okra in soups, stews, and gumbos.

Planting Information

Planting Okra Seeds - Perkins Long Pod

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
1 Pound 8,000

Companions Plants

Companion Plants for Okra Seeds - Perkins Long Pod