Abelmoschus esculentus

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  • Common Name: Okra
  • Plant Story:

    Okra is a traditional southern vegetable valued for its edible green seed pods. Great in gumbo.

  • Type: Annual
  • Bloom Season: Summer
  • Flower Color: Yellow
  • Planting Zone: 2-11
  • Height: 3-5 ft
  • Spread: 3-5 ft
  • Light Requirements:Full Sun
  • Suggested Uses: Large Specimen
  • Leaf: Not available
  • Edible: YES
  • Attracts to:
  • Plant Deer Resistant:No
  • Plant Potential Pests:No serious problems
  • Form: Upright
  • Special Care Instructions:


Okra - Additional Photos