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Okra Seeds - Emerald HEIRLOOM - OPEN POLLINATED

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  • Green pods, should be harvested at 3-4 Inches
  • 58 Days to Harvest
  • Prefers full sun exposure

Product Description

Okra Seeds - Emerald

A popular Heirloom variety of Okra, originally introduced by the Campbell Soup Company, Emerald Okra is fast growing and heavy yielding. Pods will grow up to 8" but for the tenderest fruits, harvest at approximately 3-4"

  • Fast Facts

    Name:Okra Seeds - Emerald
    Botanical Name:Abelmoschus esculentus
    Life Cycle:Annual
    Light Requirement:Full Sun
    Planting Season:Warm Season
    Plant Type:Edible Seed Pods
    Features:Heirloom, Drought Tolerant, Container Garden
    Fruit Size:Up to 8" green pods
    Days to Maturity:30 - 60 Days
    Plant Spacing:12 inches
    Planting Depth:1/4 inch
    Sowing Method:Start Indoors, Direct Sow
    Cold Stratification:No
    Hardiness Zones:2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Ships:Year Round
  • Planting Instructions

    When to plant:

    • If you are starting your okra seeds indoors, plant them in peat pots 4 weeks before the average last Spring frost date in your area.
    • If you’re starting your okra seeds outdoors, plant them 3-4 weeks before the last Spring frost but make sure to cover them with a cold frame to protect them against the cold.
    • If you want to wait until it has warmed to plant your okra seeds, wait until the soil has reached around 65 or 70 degrees F.

    How to plant:

    • Soak your seeds overnight in warm/room temperature water and it will help your seeds germinate.
    • Plant your seeds in full sun around 12 inches apart and ¼ inch deep.
    • When the plants get to be larger, you can weed the plants so they are between 3 and 4 feet apart.

    When to harvest:

    • Your okra will be ready to start harvesting after about 2 months.
    • After that, you can keep picking the okra every two days with a knife cut to the stem above the okra cap.

    *If you want to create faster production, remove the lower leaves of the plants after the first harvest.

    *We recommend wearing gloves and/or skin protection while touching or handling the okra plants to prevent irritation from the tiny spines on its surface.

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Emerald Okra

I have found that this type of okra tastes better than other types. Plus, the okra does not grow 10 feet tall, which makes it harder to cut, especially in a raised bed.

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