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a. A tall tropical Asian annual plant (Abelmoschus esculentus) widely cultivated in warm regions for its edible, mucilaginous green pods. b.

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Heirloom Okra Trial - Kerr Center
Okra Production in California
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Okra - Aggie Horticulture - Texas A&M University
or turn the soil as deeply as possible. Okra will grow best in soil that has been worked. 8 to 10 inches deep.
Okra (Home Gardening Series) - FSA6013
Okra. Environment. Light – sunny.
Problem Diagnosis for Okra
UC Davis, Vegetable Research and Information Center. Home Vegetable Gardening. Okra.

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Grilling good option for squash and okra
Labor Day, ice cream go hand- in-hand
My neighbor and seasoned gardener, Al Godwin, brought me and my son a big bag of okra this past week.
Sizzling flounder with bacon fried okra
Finely chop 1/2 lb. fresh okra. Saute in 2 tbsp.
Fresh Okra
by Margie Mansure You know it's been a warm summer when copious amounts of fresh okra are on display at High Country markets. This veggie originated in West Africa and is grown in warm temperate regions around the world.
Dry-braised stuffed okra makes for a tender dish
As I surveyed the throngs of people clustered around piles of produce, what really caught my eye was the bin of tender, finger-size okra pods sporting just enough fuzz to tickle your fingers.

Suggested Web Resources

Okra - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Okra is a flowering plant in the mallow family. It is valued for its edible green seed pods.
Okra - Vegetable Directory - Watch Your Garden Grow - University of
Information on preparation, storage, recipes and growing.
Okra Information and Recipes
History, preparation ideas, and recipes for okra, an often neglected but favorite southern vegetable.
All About Okra
Oct 26, 2010 If you hate okra, you are being cheated! Try some of the recipes here, or visit someone who knows how to cook it properly.
Fruits & Veggies Matter: Fruit & Vegetable of the Month: Okra | CDC
Okra grows in an elongated, lantern shape vegetable. It is a fuzzy, green colored, and ribbed pod that is approximately 2-7 inches in length.

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