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Love okra? This article will tell you all you need to know to grow your own.

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when to pick okra - big pods are too tough

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Information On Growing Okra And Harvesting Okra

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Growing Okra - Tips for Growing Abundant Okra | Veggie Gardener

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Information On Growing Okra And Harvesting Okra

By Kathee Mierzejewski Okra is a wonderful vegetable that is used in all sorts of soups and stews. It is pretty versatile, but not a lot of people actually grow it. There is no reason not to add this vegetable to your garden because of its many uses. If you are thinking about planting okra,…

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Pruning okra: Plant the okra seed 12″ apart. When they sprout, pull every other one so the final spacing is 24″. Fertilize regularly, harvesting okra as you normally would in mid-summer. As the stalks reach 6′ tall, clip them at 4′. This will stop all growth for two weeks but new leaves will soon appear at stem joints. Apply (Miracle Gro) at this time to stimulate vigorous growth. 4 weeks after clipping you should see new flowers and you can harvest okra at a convenient height until…

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Hibiscus Esculentus is an herbaceous plant ,also known by the names okra, okra plant, lady’s finger, bombo, okura, gambo, ocra, gumbo and bamia. It is a member of the Mallow family.Okra offers high fiber content, aiding in the stabilization of blood sugar. Unfortunately, this vegetable is not popular, partly because of its difficult harvesting process. - Biodiversity Heritage Library

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OKRA || Harvesting typically starts a few months after planting and continues steadily for a long period. Okra pods should be harvested every other day or so, as they quickly outgrow their most edible stage. With okra, it usually pays to plan for a high yield in late summer, so you can keep up with this prolific plant.