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Hybrid Green Venda Seeds | Okra
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Green Venda / Okra is a tropical plant that is grown as an annual vegetable. Okra plants are extremely drought and heat resistant.
|Grows more than 4 feet and can spread 3 feet wide.
|No. of seed
Planting And Care
- Eliminate weeds when the plants are young, then mulch heavily to prevent more weeds from growing
- Apply a layer of mulch 4 to 8 inches high
- Keep the plants well watered throughout the summer months; 1 inch of water per week is ideal, but use more if you are in a hot, arid region
- After the first harvest, remove the lower leaves to help speed up production
- Ladys Finger does not like to have its roots disturbed
Ladies Finger Care
- You can start okra seeds indoors in peat pots under full light 3 to 4 weeks before the last spring frost date
- You can also start okra directly in your garden 3 to 4 weeks before the last spring frost date as long as you cover the plants with a cold frame or grow tunnel until the weather warms up
- Make sure that the covering is 2 to 3 feet tall so that the plants have room to grow
- If you do not start your okra plants early, wait until there is stable warm weather
- You can plant okra in the garden when the soil has warmed to 65 ° to 70 °F
- Plant okra in fertile, well-drained soil in full light about 1/2 to 1 inch deep and 12 to 18 inches apart
- You can soak the seeds overnight in tepid water to help speed up germination
- If you are planting okra transplants, be sure to space them 1 to 2 feet apart to give them ample room to grow
- Okra plants are tall, so be sure to space out the rows 3 to 4 feet apart
|The plant requires to be grown in the full sun for at least 6 hrs a day.
|Ladies Finger can tolerate dry conditions. However, watering may be necessary during extended dry periods. It needs to be evenly moist throughout the growing season.
|Lady s Finger performs best in well-drained, fertile soils in full sun. Avoid wet, poorly drained sites. Soil pH is generally not a problem as okra grows well in soils that are slightly acidic to slightly alkaline (pH 6.5 to 7.5).
|22 to 35 degree C
|Before planting, apply 1 to 2 pounds of all-purpose garden fertilizer, such as 10-10-10.
How to Plant
Watch the video to learn more about Ladies Finger Planting & Manuring.