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PlantFiles: Okra
Abelmoschus esculentus 'Evertender'

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Family: Malvaceae (mal-VAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Abelmoschus (a-bel-MOS-kus) (Info)
Species: esculentus (es-kew-LEN-tus) (Info)
Cultivar: Evertender

Synonym:Hibiscus esculentus

Category:
Annuals
Vegetables

Height:
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Direct sow as soon as the ground can be worked

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive Charlesinsc On May 16, 2012, Charlesinsc from Chapin, SC wrote:

Excellent okra. Tender, easy to pick and keeps producing until frost. My plants eventually get to 10 feet tall.

Neutral Farmerdill On Nov 20, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A 65 day cultivar.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Panama City, Florida
Chapin, South Carolina



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