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Okra: Abelmoschus esculentus, 'Star of David'

Botanical name: Abelmoschus esculentus, 'Star of David'

Common name: okra

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Okra: Abelmoschus esculentus, 'Star of David'
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Soil: damp, neutral, loam
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Zones: 3a thru 11a
Care:
average
Lifespan:
annual
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Attributes:

edible

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description for "Okra: Abelmoschus esculentus, 'Star of David'"

Abelmoschus esculentus 'Star of David' is a highly productive Israeli variety with a distinctive flavor. Sliced fruits reveal a Star of David in the cross-section. 'Star of David' exhibits purple coloration on leaf petioles and major leaf veins. 3-5 inch pods. Grows 6-8 feet. Planting depth: 1 inch. Days to germination: 6-15 days. 65-70 days to maturity.

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