Okra ‘Bowling Red’ Seeds

Bowling Red Okra has been grown by the Bowling family of Virginia since the 1920s.

Availability: In stock

$2.50

Details

Bowling Red Okra has been grown by the Bowling family of Virginia since the 1920s. It is early, productive, and has a beautiful deep red color. The long pods are tender and have a great flavor!

Michigan Seeds grown on our farm Renegade Acres in Howell, MI!

Additional Info

Botanical Name Abelmoschus esculentus
Life Cycle Annual
Min. Time to Germinate 7 Days
Max. Time to Germinate 12 Days
Depth to Sow Seeds 1 in.
When to Sow Indoors 1-2 weeks before last spring frost, Outdoors after all danger of spring frost is past
Growing Height 4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)
Plant Spacing 9-12 in. (22-30 cm)
Hardiness N/A
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Danger Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction
Other Details Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Soil pH Requirements 5.6 to 6.0 (acidic), 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic), 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
Days to Harvest 50-60
Propagation Methods From seed; direct sow after last frost, From seed; sow indoors before last frost
Seed Collecting Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
Seeds Per Pack 30