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Emerald Okra Seeds, 50 Heirloom Seeds Per Packet, Non GMO Seeds

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Abelmoschus esculentus "Emerald"

Campbell's Soup Company developed this variety in the 1950's. It produces straight vibrant green fruits that keep their color even after being cooked. This tall variety matures earlier than most others and is high-yielding. Harvest pods at 3-4” for the tenderest fruit.

Type: Annual
Sun: Full
Planting Depth: 3/4”
Spacing: 12”
Water: Moderate
Days to Maturity/Bloom: 60-70 days
Height: 5-7'
Zones: 3-9

 

Planting Instructions
Type: Annual
Sun: Full
Planting Depth: 3/4”
Spacing: 12”
Water: Moderate
Days to Maturity/Bloom: 60-70 days
Height: 5-7'
Zones: 3-9

 

Approx seeds per order 50

Okra needs warm temperatures and long days to produce well. It is not a good choice for all climates. Some varieties have shorter seasons. Be sure to pick one that works for your area.

The seeds are best started indoors two months before they can be transplanted outside. This gives them a head-start and is a necessity in many areas. They are excellent container plants too.

Fill starter flats with a good organic potting soil and plant seeds 3/4" deep. Cover lightly with soil and water well. The seeds will need temperatures between 70-90F to germinate.

Transplant them outside after all danger of frost has passed. The seedlings should be between 3-4" at transplant. Place them 2' apart in rows that are 3-4' apart.

Okra plants should be staked so they don't tip over. Water consistently so the ground is moist but not soggy.

Okra plants want hot weather. If it is not hot enough, growth will be slow or stall completely. During the day, temperatures need to be between 80-90F and at night between 60-65F.

 

USDA Zone Map

Abelmoschus esculentus "Emerald"

Campbell's Soup Company developed this variety in the 1950's. It produces straight vibrant green fruits that keep their color even after being cooked. This tall variety matures earlier than most others and is high-yielding. Harvest pods at 3-4” for the tenderest fruit.

Type: Annual
Sun: Full
Planting Depth: 3/4”
Spacing: 12”
Water: Moderate
Days to Maturity/Bloom: 60-70 days
Height: 5-7'
Zones: 3-9

 

Planting Instructions
Type: Annual
Sun: Full
Planting Depth: 3/4”
Spacing: 12”
Water: Moderate
Days to Maturity/Bloom: 60-70 days
Height: 5-7'
Zones: 3-9

 

Approx seeds per order 50

Okra needs warm temperatures and long days to produce well. It is not a good choice for all climates. Some varieties have shorter seasons. Be sure to pick one that works for your area.

The seeds are best started indoors two months before they can be transplanted outside. This gives them a head-start and is a necessity in many areas. They are excellent container plants too.

Fill starter flats with a good organic potting soil and plant seeds 3/4" deep. Cover lightly with soil and water well. The seeds will need temperatures between 70-90F to germinate.

Transplant them outside after all danger of frost has passed. The seedlings should be between 3-4" at transplant. Place them 2' apart in rows that are 3-4' apart.

Okra plants should be staked so they don't tip over. Water consistently so the ground is moist but not soggy.

Okra plants want hot weather. If it is not hot enough, growth will be slow or stall completely. During the day, temperatures need to be between 80-90F and at night between 60-65F.

 

USDA Zone Map