Okra Clemsons Spineless

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This is a very prolific grower producing bright green pods, a tropical climbing annual it also features beautiful large flowers.  It is also known as Ladies Fingers, Bhindi or Gumbo.  Price for 12 seeds

SOW: in pots or modules in warm conditions during April/May.  First soak seeds in warm water for 24 hours before sowing – trust us, it works

GROW: plant at the 2/3 leaf stage under glass (only outdoors in the warmest summers & areas), pinch out the growing tips when 30cm tall to encourage bushy growth.  They enjoy a general liquid feed.  Harvest from August onwards, with a sharp knife while the seed pods are quite young.  Regular picking encourages more growth.

EAT: good for soup, stew and curry; an integral part of Creole, Mediterranean and Indian cuisine.  They will keep for up to 10 days in the fridge.

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