B and T World Seeds' reference number:
|Type of plant - annual
short fat bright GREEN, BRONZE-RED tinged - streaked
large plant with RED stems to 2m. (fr. best picked smallish, v. good pickled)
|Height, in meters: 2
Height, in feet: 6.60
|Abelmoschus esculentus Texas Hill Country Red sales history
Common names for Abelmoschus esculentus Texas Hill Country Red:
|Texas Hill Country Red Okra,|
Abelmoschus esculentus Texas Hill Country Red
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|83||: Vegetable Seed List|
|85||: Natives of U.S.South West (Arizona Texas New Mexico)|
|90||: Cereals, Legumes, and other Food and Oilseed Plants|
|160||: Salad Vegetable Seed List|
|161||: Edible Flowers|
|Some flowers are poisonous if not cooked. Some are only edible while in bud. Identify and correctly prepare all flowers before eating. Do not eat flowers that have been sprayed with weedkiller or other chemicals.|
|185||: Plant Species whose germination is improved by Smoke|
|"Smoke" contains a butenolide compound produced by certain plants when heated, it speeds up or starts the germination of seeds from many different genera.|
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.|
Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet,
the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Abelmoschus esculentus Texas Hill Country Red seeds will usually germinate in 15-30 days.
Soak 1 hour in lukewarm water before sowing.