WHEN TO PLANT: Late spring when soil temperature is 60°
DEPTH OF PLANTING: 1 IT deep
PLANTS APART IN ROWS (AFTER THINNING):
DISTANCE BETWEEN ROWS: 36" apart
RAISED BED PLANTING GUIDE: After thinning,
plants should be 12" apart throughout bed.
SOIL TYPE RECOMMENDED: well drained, rich
NOTE: Okra does not do well in cool weather. It prefers sunny, dry climate. Use pods immediately after picking.
Plants may cause irritation to skin.
To avoid contact, wear gloves. Pick pods when no more than 2-3" long.
TUCSON PLANTING INFORMATION: Okra does
extremely well in Tucson's summer heat. Plant April 1
through June 15.