Also called Gombo, this plant produces a fruit that can be eaten raw or cooked, with a taste somewhat similar to eggplant. Young leaves can replace spinach. In some countries, the mature seeds are roasted and used as coffee beans. A member of the hibiscus family (Okra latin name is Hibiscus esculentus), its flower is one of the most beautiful in the garden.
Originally from Africa, Okra entered Spain in the 8th Century with the moorish invasion. Later introduced in the United States by African slaves, it was considered for some time as poor people food. It is an essential ingredient in gumbo and is commonly used in Louisiana and Southern States cuisine.
To be rediscovered !
Pkt : 25 seeds.
Soak seeds in water 24 hours before planting.
Germination time : 10 to 14 days.
Okra needs a high temperature to germinate (25 degrees celsius).
Direct sow in early June. Transplanted sprouts suffer thermal stress and stop growing for a few weeks.
Full sun. Rich and moist soil. Mulch heavily to keep warmth and moisture. Okra fears cold.
Depth : 1 cm.
Spacing : 60 to 90 cm.
Harvest : 55 days.
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Beware, it stings! Drying or cooking the leaves eliminates the sting.
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Pkt : 25 seeds.
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Heirloom variety. Beautiful and delicious blue leaves with purple spines. Hardy, resistant to diseases and much bigger in size than other kale varieties.
Harvest baby or full-grown size leaves. Their taste is even better after frost.
This variety entered Canada around 1885 with Russian traders.
Pkt : 250 seeds.