Okra Seeds

Useful gardening infomation

Okra (also known as gumbo), is a tall-growing, warm-season, annual vegetable from the same family as hollyhock, rose of Sharon and hibiscus. The immature pods are used for soups, canning and stews or as a fried or boiled vegetable. The hibiscus like flowers and upright plant (3 to 6 feet or more in height) have ornamental value for backyard gardens.

Informative articles found on the web:

How to grow Okra
Health Benefits of Okra
Okra Recipes


Clemson Spineless
56 days. AAS winner. This is the standard by which all other okras are judged. The prolific 3 1/2-5’ tall plants bear straight, dark green pods that can grow to 6 1/2-9” long, but should be harvested when 3” long for the best quality. The leaves are spineless which makes harvesting much easier.

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1A346 Star of David
(aka Old Fashioned Okra) Israeli heirloom. Thick pods are best picked at about 3" long. Named because cross-sections of pods look like the Star of David. Tall 7' plants have purple coloration on leaves. 60-75 days.
 3g Pack ( about 40 seeds ) $2.25
IP050 Blondy
AAS, Spineless ribbed creamy lime green pods, pick at 3" long, fine for northern production, dwarf plant 36" tall, 50 days.
 3g Pack ( about 50 seeds ) $2.25
IP051 Hill Country Red
Heirloom, red and green bicolor, 3" pods, great flavor, drought tolerant, best picked small, great pickled, 70 days.
 3g Pack ( about 50 seeds ) $2.25
G037 Improved Red Pod
Finally, a great tasting red pod okra that is fast growing and bountiful. The foliage and fruit have a lush, tropical appearance.
 3g Package ( about 40-50 seeds ) $1.95