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Vegetable Description: As the name suggests, Clemson Spineless okra was developed by the horticultural research department of Clemson University in South Carolina. Introduced in 1939, it immediately won an AAS award in that same year. Originally, okra comes from northern Africa, where it still grows wild. This unusual member of the hibiscus family still has an important part in African and Mediterranean cuisine, as well as being a culinary tradition in the American South.
Vegetable Botanical Name: Abelmoschus esculentus
Other Common Names: Clemson Spineless 80
Vegetable Duration: Biennial
Vegetable Days to Maturity: 55
Vegetable Seeds Per Oz: 560
Vegetable Height: 48” to 72”
Vegetable Spacing: 12 in to 15 in
Vegetable Planting: Direct sow outside about 2 weeks after last frost. Plant about 12” apart, and 1/4“ below soil surface. Rows should be about 24” to 36” apart.
Vegetable Seed Saving: Allow seed heads to dry on plants; then remove heads, break them open, and collect seeds. Clean and dry the seeds before storage in cool dry conditions.
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