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PlantFiles: Okra
Abelmoschus esculentus 'Big'un'

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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: Big'un

Synonym:Hibiscus esculentus

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Category:
Vegetables

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

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

Hardiness:
Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Pale Yellow
Cream/Tan

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow after last frost

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

Profile:

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1 neutral
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral oakley240 On Jun 4, 2009, oakley240 from Hazlehurst, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Grows well on our family farm. Except when rain comes drowns easy if enough rain.

Regional...

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

Hazlehurst, Georgia



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