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When to Plant Okra Seeds in Central Florida

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Okra seed is planted anytime between March and August in Florida. Okra is ready for harvest in 50 to 75 days, so two crops of okra may be grown in one year. Plant the seeds 1 to 2 inches deep and 6 to 12 inches apart. Leave 24 to 40 inches between the rows.

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Karen Carter has spent the last three years working as a technology specialist in the public school system. This position included hardware/software installation, customer support, and writing training manuals. She also spent four years as a newspaper editor/reporter at the Willapa Harbor Herald.