Okra - Burgundy - Abelmoschus esculentus
Tender Annual Heirloom. Burgundy okra has green leaves with burgundy stems, leaf ribs, and branches. The burgundy-colored 6"-8" long pods turn green when cooked. Okra is used as the thickening agent in Cajun gumbo, but it also can be boiled, broiled, fried, roasted, steamed, canned, or pickled. Use dried pods in flower arrangements! Okra has attractive, edible flowers.
Did You Know? Roasted, ground okra seeds were used as a coffee substitute during the Civil War.
Soil Temperature: 75-95°F
Planting Depth: 3/4"-1"
Germination: 5-15 Days
Height At Maturity: 4'-5'
Days To Maturity: 49-65 Days
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 12"
Approx Seeds per Pack: 25 Seeds
Peaceful Valley brand vegetable seeds are all non-GMO and Certified Organic.
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