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!

Certified Organic by Oregon Tilth.

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