Growing Okra - Ep. 152

Growing Okra - Ep. 152

On today’s episode we go over the basics of growing okra, including preferred temperatures and conditions that are key to its success, and discuss ways to work around some of those preferences to get yourself a crop even in a short season or difficult climate. You can most certainly grow this southern favorite in a cooler climate with a shorter season with just a few tricks!

Episode Resources:

Vegetables. Wageningen, Netherlands: Backhuys. 2004. p. 21. ISBN 9057821478.

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