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Abelmoschus esculentus            Family: Malvaceae   (Mallow)          
Okra, Gumbo, Lady's Finger

 

Picture of Abelmoschus esculentus

 Photography by: Dr. Allan Armitage

       
Type: Annual
Hardiness range: n/a
Height: 36" to 6' / 90cm to 1.80m
Spread: 12" to 24" / 30cm to 60cm
Growth rate: Average
Exposure: Partial shade or partial sun to full sun
Persistence: Deciduous, broadleaf
Bloom color: White, yellow
Bloom season: Early Summer to Early Fall
Leaf color: Green
Fruit color: Green
Water requirements: Moist
Soil pH requirements: Neutral
Soil type: Sandy, loamy
Form: Upright or erect
Landscape uses: Border, container
   
Picture of Abelmoschus esculentus

 Photography by: Dr. Allan Armitage

Picture of Abelmoschus esculentus

 Photography by: Dr. Allan Armitage

Picture of Abelmoschus esculentus

 Photography by: Dr. Allan Armitage

Picture of Abelmoschus esculentus

 Photography by: Dr. Allan Armitage

Picture of Abelmoschus esculentus

 Photography by: Horticopia, Inc.

Picture of Abelmoschus esculentus

 Photography by: Horticopia, Inc.

Picture of Abelmoschus esculentus

 Photography by: Horticopia, Inc.

 

 

Abelmoschus esculentus

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