Jambalaya Okra (F1 Hybrid 55 Days)
The Jambalaya Okra is extra early, maturing dark green pods sprouting from the compact plants, being very suitable for container gardening. Great for those of you that garden in northern climates.
Germination: 7-10 days
Germination Temperature: Optimum soil temperatures 75-85ºF.
Seed Sowing Depth: 1/2" deep
Starting Indoors: Start 4-5 weeks before planting outside. Sow 2-3 seeds per cell/pot, thinning to one per cell/pot. Sowing into individual biodegradable peat/cow pots reduces root damage when transplanting. Provide 75-85ºF soil temperatures. Transplant out after the last frost, 12-18” apart.
Sowing Outdoors: After the last frost when the soil temperature is over 70ºF. Sow 3-6” apart, thin to 12-18”.
How much does a packet plant: 20-25 foot single row
Harvest: Clip pods off at 2-4” to keep the plant flowering for more production.
Tips: Plant Jambalaya Okra in fertile soil, and amend with compost before planting if needed. Provide adequate, even moisture for the best growth. Mulching helps retain moisture.