OKRA LADY’S FINGER

$3.90 inc GST

Botanical Name: Abelmoschus esculentus

Better known as ‘Lady’s Fingers’, the long ornamental seed pods may be par-boiled and fried, or added to stews, soups or curries. Relatively mild, they add a very distinctive flavour to all these dishes. This variety is vigorous and produces heavy crops.

How To Grow:
Sow 6mm deep in seed tray or punnet, in seed raising mix or compost. Keep moist. Thin out and transplant into final position when about 10cm tall. Space plants 50-60cm apart. Prepare the soil well by adding organic material and a complete fertiliser.

When To Plant: Early Spring to early Summer.
Harvest: 4-5 days after flowers have opened.
Sow: Spring, Summer

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