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Okra Seeds - Red Burgundy

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  • 55 Seeds
  • Maturity: 55 Days
  • Color: Beautiful Burgundy
  • Pod Length: Tender 6 Inch Long Pods
  • Award: An All-America Selections winner in 1988
  • Attractant: Features attractive yellow flowers beloved by bees
  • Culinary Uses: Suitable for soup, gumbo, braising, stir-frying, and pickling
  • Best for: Thrives in hot, humid areas

History: Red Burgundy Okra's introduction to the gardening community was marked by its recognition as an All-America Selections winner in 1988. Its striking burgundy pods set it apart from traditional green varieties, garnering attention and accolades. This distinct variety has since been a favorite for its aesthetic appeal in gardens and its delightful flavor profile in kitchens.

Uses: Red Burgundy Okra is a versatile ingredient that elevates numerous dishes. Its 6-inch long pods are a culinary treat whether added to traditional soups or gumbos, braised to perfection, stir-fried for a crunchy side, or even pickled for a tangy snack. The deep crimson hue not only adds color to dishes but also presents a visual treat when plated. Its unique color and taste make it an exciting alternative to standard okra varieties.

Growing Habits & Planting Instructions: To cultivate a thriving Red Burgundy Okra patch, begin by sowing seeds in a sunny location after the last frost has passed. Plant the seeds about 1 inch deep, ensuring a spacing of 12-18 inches between them, with rows spaced about 24-36 inches apart. These plants are adapted to thrive in hot and humid conditions, characteristic of summer in many regions. Regular watering and well-draining soil will ensure healthy growth and development of the pods. As they mature towards late summer, the pods will be ready for harvest, bringing a splash of burgundy to your garden and plate.

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