Okra- Burgundy

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An unusual, attractive and prolific strain, producing 6-7 inch, burgundy red pods on 4ft plants with dark green and red tinged leaves with burgundy stems. Best when 2 1/2-3 in. long, turning green when cooked.

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Vegetable Okra Burgundy

Vegetable Okra Burgundy. An unusual, attractive and prolific strain, producing 6-7 inch, burgundy red pods on 4ft plants with dark green and red tinged leaves with burgundy stems. Best when 2 1/2-3 in. long, turning green when cooked. Fine quality and prolific. First harvest around 60 days after seed is sown.

Cultivation Advice Vegetable Okra Burgundy

 

Time to Germinate: 10-14 Days
Temperature Required: 15°c +
Days to Maturity: 55-65 Days
Light: Full Sun
Sowing Months: March to June
Harvest Months: June– September

 

  • Sow under cover 4-6 weeks before last frost or directly outside in warmer areas from late spring.
  • Sow 1/2-3/4 inch deep, 2 to a pot and thin to strongest seedling,
  • or thinly in rows, thinning to 18-24 inches between plants.
  • Plant to the growing position outside in late spring when the soil has warmed.
  • A sunny, warm & sheltered location required in order to maximise harvest.
  • Best grown under glass in the UK.
  • Harvest pods when they are young and tender, 2 1/2 – 3 inches long.
  • Keep ripe pods picked to encourage production.