Okra: Clemson Spineless - Seeds & Bulbs
Okra's most popular use may be as the thickening agent for gumbo, but it can also be boiled, broiled, fried, roasted, steamed, canned or pickled. The crunchy and tasty pods are high in vitamin A and can be grown in almost any climate. Related to the hollyhock, the beautiful flowers alone make this a worthwhile plant for your garden.
One packet plants a 40-foot row. After thinning, that's 25 plants.
Days to Maturity: 55
When to Sow Outside: 1 to 2 weeks after last frost. Soil temperature should be at least 60 degrees and outside temperature should be at least 55 degrees.
When to Sow Inside: 4 - 6 weeks before last frost.
Seed Depth: 1/2" - 1"
Seed Spacing: 6" apart
Row Spacing: 4' apart
Days to Emerge: 10 - 15
Thinning: When 4" tall, thin to 18" apart