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Abelmoschus esculentus

Okra

Abelmoschus esculentus is commonly known as okra. A member of the Mallow family, it has yellow blossoms with a purple center, and closely resembles the flower of its near cousin, the hibiscus. The fruit of Abelmoschus esculentus is a seed pod that, dependent on the cultivar, can be chartruese, dark green, purple or red.

Environment

Zone_5Zone_11 5 to 11

Water_use_3Water_use_4 Average to High

Exposure_3 Full Sun

Growth Rate Fast

Height 8' 0" (2.4384 m)

Width 2' 0" (0.6096 m)

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