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COW HORN OKRA (HEIRLOOM, 90 days)

Heirloom 1860’s
A truly giant plant, for an okra or anything else, it can grow to a height of 8’. Pods can grow to 15” although for eating they are best picked at about 5”. Decent flavor and texture. 

50 seeds

PLANTING:

Germ 7-10 Days

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”apart after 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.

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    BL
    01/25/2018
    BETTY L.
    United States

    xxoo

    It's too soon to plant in my area due to recent ice/snow, unusual for Mississippi. Taking advantage of this warmer weekend to prep but I understand there is another cold blast coming the first weekend of February. I do love my packages in the mail from Pinetree!

    BD
    01/20/2018
    Bernhard D.
    United States

    Cowhorn Okra

    Most of it wilted by mid July. Very satisfied with what I picked!

    BD
    01/20/2018
    Bernhard D.
    United States

    Cowhorn Okra

    Most of it wilted by mid July. Very satisfied with what I picked!