Days to Germination: 5-14
Days To Harvest: 55-60
Planting Depth: 1/2 - 3/4 in.
Spacing, Row: 2 foot
Spacing, Seed: 6-10 inches
Spacing, Plant: 18-20 inches
Light: Full Sun
SOW: Soak seeds overnight before planting. In warm areas, seed directly outdoors in full sun after soil has warmed. Plant seed 1/2-3/4 inch deep, every 6-10 inches in rows spaced 24 inches apart. After germination thin to 18-20 inches apart. In cool climates, start seed indoors 3-6 weeks before planting outdoors.
THINNING & TRANSPLANTING: Thin or transplant to 18-20 inches apart.
HARVEST: Harvest pods when they are 3-4 inches long. Keep ripe pods picked to encourage production.
SUGGESTIONS: Use floating row covers to protect young plants from wind and cold. Keep soil evenly moist.
PLEASE NOTE: Will not yield as much as Cajun Delight in the North. Keep soil evenly moist
Award-winning, decorative, 3-5 foot tall plants with beautiful, burgundy red pods on a reddish-colored, very bushy plant. These red plants produce quantities of tender and delicious red okra. Its bell-shaped, creamy-yellow flowers mature into reddish-maroon (burgundy) pods that remain tender up to 7¿ long. Pods will turn green when cooked. The pods will remain red when not cooked and can be very attractive if used in dried flower arrangements. Can be used as an ornamental plant (a sort of edible landscaping) because of its colorful pods and foliage. Matures in 55-60 days.