About Abelmoschus Esculentus
Okra is a warm-season vegetable in the mallow family. It has showy yellow flowers with purple centers followed by edible pods. Okra can be harvested when they reach a length of 3" approximately 4 months after sowing. It can be used fresh or dried, eaten as a vegetable, or added to soups or stews.
Also known as
Okra, Okra, Ladies' fingers and Ochro
How to care for Abelmoschus Esculentus
Abelmoschus Esculentus needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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Abelmoschus Esculentus love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Abelmoschus Esculentus does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Abelmoschus Esculentus after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.