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Okra: Abelmoschus esculentus 'Burmese'

Botanical name: Abelmoschus esculentus 'Burmese'

Common name: okra

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Okra: Abelmoschus esculentus 'Burmese'

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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 'Burmese'"

Unique taste and color highlight this okra variety. 'Burmese' boasts green colored pods that are long, narrow and ribbed. These spinelss pods are best enjoyed when picked young, as they are more flavorful and less gooey than other varieties. Ideal for fresh picking or in other dishes calling for okra. Maturity in 90 days. Edited by S. Derr

History:

Seeds originally from the country of Burma (Myanmar).

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