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How deep do you plant okra seeds?

1/2" to 1" and pack the dirt on top of them to ensure good surface area contact. They should sprout in 10-14 days.
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What is okra good for?

You can use okra to make tasty sides, vegetable stews or spicy curries, It's also a good source of fibre and iron
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Is an okra a fruit or vegteble?

The definition of a fruit is anything containing seeds. Okra has seeds and is therefore a fruit. Weird but true. Same goes with tomatoes, pumpkins, peppers, squash, etc. A veg (MORE)

When is okra in season?

An Okra is a traditional delicacy. It is usually in season during winter, from December to March. It also tastes better and has best nutritional value at that time (Vitamin C (MORE)

How do you fry okra in flour?

Here are two recipes.  Recipe #1   16 oz okra 1 egg 1/2 cup all purpose flour 1/8 tsp salt 1/4 tsp  cajun seasoning or black pepper 1/4 cup vegetable oil (or bacon  fat (MORE)

Are there any alternative names for 'okra'?

Okra is sometimes called gumbo (USA) and bhindi (Hindu). It is a close relative of mallow and marshmallow and is often refered to with the same names as it can be used the sam (MORE)

How much does a pound of okra cost?

  I am getting $1.00 per pound. The price is higher in the early spring and falls off into lat fall.
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What is the tallest okra plant?

There is one online which claims 61 ft in another country. I currently have an 11 foot one in Cottageville SC. virgil.frank@forceprotection.net
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