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Okra: Abelmoschus esculentus 'Bowling Red'

Botanical name: Abelmoschus esculentus 'Bowling Red'

Common name: okra

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Photo credit: Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Company
Okra: Abelmoschus esculentus 'Bowling Red'

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Soil: dry, neutral, loam
Sun:
  
Zones: 4a thru 11a
Care:
easy
Lifespan:
annual
Category:   
Attributes:

fall interest, butterfly attracting, bee attracting, edible

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description for "Okra: Abelmoschus esculentus 'Bowling Red'"

A colorful vegetable in or out of the garden is 'Bowling Red' okra. Known for its deep red colored stems and red veined leaves, this short season variety produces tasty, long thin pods that are ideal in a range of recipes. Maturity in 55 days. Edited by S. Derr

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