HEIRLOOM 1860s A truly a giant plant, for an okra or anything else, it can grow to a height of 8 feet. Pods can grow to 15 inches although for eating they are best picked at about 5 inches. Decent flavor and texture. 50 seeds.
Indoors- Plant in individual biodegradable peat/cowpots 1/2” deep, 4-5 weeks before last frost with soil temperature 70- 80 degrees. Transplant out 12-18” apart last frost.
Outdoors- 1/2 “ deep, 12-18”apartafter last frost when soil is 70 degrees.
Harvest- Clip pods off at 2-4” to keep the plant flowering for more production,
Tips- Plant in fertile soil amended with compost or well rotted manure and keep well watered. You can soak the seeds in warm water for a few hours to hasten germination.