Okra

Please refer to Okra Cultural Notes for growing information.

Packet: 5 g (approximately 80-110 seeds, depending on variety) sows 42-65'.




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Alabama Red OKRA 5 g

Alabama Red OKRA 5 g

69 days. [Alabama heirloom]. 5-7 ft. tall plants produce an abundance of fat, blocky, red-and-green pods. The okra is delicious fried, and adds color and unique flavor added to salads when young. Pkt
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Alabama Red OKRA 28 g

Alabama Red OKRA 28 g

69 days. [Alabama heirloom]. 5-7 ft. tall plants produce an abundance of fat, blocky, red-and-green pods. The okra is delicious fried, and adds color and unique flavor added to salads when young.
$6.25

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Beck's Big Buck (Snapping Okra) OKRA 5 g

Beck's Big Buck (Snapping Okra) OKRA 5 g

57 days [German heirloom from Malcom Beck of San Antonio, TX.] Vigorous 7-8 ft. plants produce an abundance of large, fat, tender, fluted pods. Young pods (3 in. or less) easily snap off the plant when ready to harvest. Pkt
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Beck's Big Buck (Snapping Okra) OKRA 28 g

Beck's Big Buck (Snapping Okra) OKRA 28 g

57 days [German heirloom from Malcom Beck of San Antonio, TX.] Vigorous 7-8 ft. plants produce an abundance of large, fat, tender, fluted pods. Young pods (3 in. or less) easily snap off the plant when ready to harvest.
$6.50

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Bowling Red OKRA 5 g

Bowling Red OKRA 5 g

Now sold out for 2014 57 days. [Grown by the Bowling family of Virginia since the 1920s.] Early, productive, and beautiful -- one of the best okras in the Kerr Center's trial of 30 heirloom varieties. Long, slim, tender red pods. 7-8 ft. plants have red stems...
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Burgundy OKRA 5 g

Burgundy OKRA 5 g

50 days. [1988, AAS winner] Stems, leaf veins, and pods are deep red-maroon. 4-6 ft. plants. 5/8 in. wide spineless pods up to 10 in. long, tenderest at 7 in. or less. Other red okras bear longer and handle disease better but Burgundy is earlier and fine tasting. Pkt
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Burmese OKRA 5 g

Burmese OKRA 5 g

53 days. [Burmese heirloom, seedstock courtesy Hap Heilman. Now a favorite in some local restaurants.] Bears when plants are 18 in. tall and continues to bear until frost. Huge leaves, typically 16 in. across. 9-12 in. long pods are slightly curved and virtually spineless. Pods mature from light...
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Burmese OKRA 28 g

Burmese OKRA 28 g

Small crop, bulk size now sold out for 2014 53 days. [Burmese heirloom, seedstock courtesy Hap Heilman. Now a favorite in some local restaurants.] Bears when plants are 18 in. tall and continues to bear until frost. Huge leaves, typically 16 in. across. 9-12 in....
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Cajun Jewel OKRA 5 g

Cajun Jewel OKRA 5 g

53 days. [Introduced 1989 by SESE. Local favorite in Cajun country since the 1950s.] Dwarf-type, 2 1/2-4 ft. tall spineless plants produce an early crop of tender 1 in. diameter pods up to 8 in. long. Good flavor. Widely adapted. Pkt
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Cajun Jewel OKRA 28 g

Cajun Jewel OKRA 28 g

53 days. [Introduced 1989 by SESE. Local favorite in Cajun country since the 1950s.] Dwarf-type, 2 1/2-4 ft. tall spineless plants produce an early crop of tender 1 in. diameter pods up to 8 in. long. Good flavor. Widely adapted.
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Choppee OKRA 5 g

Choppee OKRA 5 g

69 days. [~1850, from the Jacobs family of Georgetown, SC. Named for the Choppee Indians native to the area.] High-yielding, 6 ft. plants. Slim, tender pods, great flavor, almost as spineless as Clemson Spineless. Pkt.
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Clemson Spineless OKRA 5 g

Clemson Spineless OKRA 5 g

56 days. [1939, Clemson/SC. AAS winner.] 4-7 ft. plants with few side-branches. Ribbed pods (1-1/4 x 8 in.), harvest when pods are 3 in. or smaller. Spineless characteristic makes this popular variety easy to pick. Pkt.
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Clemson Spineless OKRA 28 g

Clemson Spineless OKRA 28 g

56 days. [1939, Clemson/SC. AAS winner.] 4-7 ft. plants with few side-branches. Ribbed pods (1-1/4 x 8 in.), harvest when pods are 3 in. or smaller. Spineless characteristic makes this popular variety easy to pick.
$5.50

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Cow Horn OKRA 5 g

Cow Horn OKRA 5 g

55 days. [Pre-1865] Impressive 7-8 ft. plants with many side branches. Large, curved 8-14 in. pods, best quality when picked at 5-6 in. Dependable producer. Pkt
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Cow Horn OKRA 28 g

Cow Horn OKRA 28 g

55 days. [Pre-1865] Impressive 7-8 ft. plants with many side branches. Large, curved 8-14 in. pods, best quality when picked at 5-6 in. Dependable producer.
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Evertender OKRA 5 g

Evertender OKRA 5 g

50 days. Spineless variety from India averages 5-1/2 ft. tall. Pods up to 8 in. long, pods remain tender for a long period. The Kerr Center named it the easiest variety to harvest (thanks to unbranched plants) in their trial of 30 heirloom varieties.
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Evertender OKRA 28 g

Evertender OKRA 28 g

50 days. Spineless variety from India averages 5-1/2 ft. tall. Pods up to 8 in. long, pods remain tender for a long period. The Kerr Center named it the easiest variety to harvest (thanks to unbranched plants) in their trial of 30 heirloom varieties.
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Fife Creek Cowhorn OKRA 5 g

Fife Creek Cowhorn OKRA 5 g

50 days [Kentucky heirloom given to the Fife family by an elderly Creek woman over 100 years ago.] 8 in. light green pods even more curved than Cow Horn, this okra keeps stays tender longer than most open-pollinatd varieties. High yielding, 5-6 ft. plants.
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Fife Creek Cowhorn OKRA 28 g

Fife Creek Cowhorn OKRA 28 g

50 days [Kentucky heirloom given to the Fife family by an elderly Creek woman over 100 years ago.] 8 in. light green pods even more curved than Cow Horn, this okra keeps stays tender longer than most open-pollinatd varieties. High yielding, 5-6 ft. plants.
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Gold Coast OKRA 5 g

Gold Coast OKRA 5 g

50 days. [1960, Louisiana AES] Sweet, mild, spineless light-green pods up to 6 in. long. 5-6 ft. plants are well-branched with an open growth habit. Thanks to its well-developed root system, has good drought and heat tolerance, as well as tolerance of root-knot nematodes. Pkt
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Gold Coast OKRA 28 g

Gold Coast OKRA 28 g

50 days. [1960, Louisiana AES] Sweet, mild, spineless light-green pods up to 6 in. long. 5-6 ft. plants are well-branched with an open growth habit. Thanks to its well-developed root system, has good drought and heat tolerance, as well as tolerance of root-knot nematodes. Pkt
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Hill Country Heirloom Red OKRA 5 g

Hill Country Heirloom Red OKRA 5 g

64 days. [Texas Heirloom] Very colorful red and green 6 ft. plants. 6 in. long, thick, green pods with reddish tips and ribs and great flavor. Drought tolerant, produces exceptionally well when picked small, perfect for pickled okra. Pkt
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Hill Country Heirloom Red OKRA 28 g

Hill Country Heirloom Red OKRA 28 g

64 days. [Texas Heirloom] Very colorful red and green 6 ft. plants. 6 in. long, thick, green pods with reddish tips and ribs and great flavor. Drought tolerant, produces exceptionally well when picked small, perfect for pickled okra.
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Jade OKRA 5 g

Jade OKRA 5 g

50 days. [Developed by U. of Arkansas, introduced by SESE 1991.] Early maturing, tender-podded, high-yielding okra. Compared to Clemson Spineless, Jade has darker green pods, fewer side branches, higher yields, and better ability to mature in late plantings. 4-1/2 ft. plants. Dark-green pods remain...
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Jade OKRA 28 g

Jade OKRA 28 g

Small crop, bulk size now sold out for 2014 50 days. [Developed by U. of Arkansas, introduced by SESE 1991.] Early maturing, tender-podded, high-yielding okra. Compared to Clemson Spineless, Jade has darker green pods, fewer side branches, higher yields, and...
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Jimmy T's OKRA 5 g

Jimmy T's OKRA 5 g

50 days. [Kentucky heirloom grown by Jimmy T. Morris since the 1940s.] 5-6 ft. plants produce abundantly when kept well-picked. 7 in. pods best when picked 4 in. or less. This excellent variety comes from the Appalachian Heirloom Seed Conservancy. Pkt
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Jing Orange OKRA 5 g

Jing Orange OKRA 5 g

62 days. [Asian variety] Strikingly ornamental, bright red stems. Thinly lobed leaves have red veins as well. 6-7 in. smooth, slim, dark red pods have great flavor. 5-6 ft. tall plants. Pkt
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Lee OKRA 5 g

Lee OKRA 5 g

54 days. [1978, U. of Arkansas] Compact, 3-5 ft. plants make this a great okra for container gardens and for gardeners with limited space! Good flavor, harvest the spineless pods at 4-6 in. for best flavor. Pkt
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Silver Queen OKRA 5 g

Silver Queen OKRA 5 g

57 days. 7 in. slim, smooth, lovely white-green pods, best harvested at 5 in. or less. Vigorous, productive 7 ft. tall plants. One of our prettiest okras. Pkt
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Star of David (Old Fashioned) OKRA 5 g

Star of David (Old Fashioned) OKRA 5 g

55 days. [Introduced 1987 by SESE. Seedstock courtesy Caroll D. Gibbs, which he had maintained since 1957.] Pods have a distinctive strong flavor, recommended for okra lovers who would like to try something different. 8-10 ft. plants with few side branches. Easy to harvest 5-7 in. pods, 1-1/4 - 2...
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Stewart Zeebest OKRA 5 g

Stewart Zeebest OKRA 5 g

57 days [Louisiana heirloom] 7 ft. tall plants produce lots of long, slender, curved green pods without ribs. Stays tender up to 7 in. or longer. Pkt
$2.75

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White Velvet OKRA 5 g

White Velvet OKRA 5 g

65 days. [Family heirloom of Cheryl and Garey Hughes, collected by Garey's great-uncle in Warrior, Alabama in the 1930s.] Smooth pods remain tender up to 8 in. long. Vigorous 10 ft. plants are spineless for easy picking. Pkt
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