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Keep the okra coming all summer long

publication date: Jun 1, 2011
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OkraOkra is a tropical annual in the mallow family, widely adapted where the frost-free season is long enough. Those in cold climates should choose fast-maturing varieties and transplant into black plastic. Those in hot climates will need to deal with its exuberant growth in mid-summer. Okra is heat- and drought-tolerant and has few serious pests or diseases.




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