Okra Red Burgundy – Item #4133


Attractive four-to-five-foot plant with green leaves. Looks great in the vegetable (or flower!) garden. Grows best in areas with hot weather. Produces tender burgundy 6-8″ pods with excellent yields. Slender, pointed pods are used in soups-especially gumbo and stews. It won an All America Selections award in 1988.

SKU: 00000688 Categories: ,

Additional information

Weight 3 g
Dimensions .125 × 3.25 × 4.5 in

Planting & Harvesting

Seed Depth: 1/2″ (13mm)

Plant Space: 18″ (46cm)

Row Space: 36″ (91cm)

Sprouts In: 8-10 days

Direct sow in a sunny location in late spring after the soil has completely warmed. For transplants, start indoors 4 to 6 weeks before average last frost date. Transplant seedlings outside after last frost.

For best flavor and highest yield, pick okra every two or three days when pods reach about two to four inches long. Older pods get tough and stringy.

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Abelmoschus esculentus

Matures In: 65 days

Attributes: Heirloom favored for tender pods, AAS winner