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Seed Savers Hill Country Red Okra Seeds
South Texas heirloom. Beautiful 6' tall red-stemmed plants produce wide green pods tinged with red. Full of the good okra flavor popular in the hill regions of the south. Excellent pickling variety. 60-70 days.
Seed Savers Clemson Spineless Okra Seeds
Introduced by Clemson University; AAS winner in 1939. Still the most popular open-pollinated variety on the market. Vigorous plants grow 3-5' tall. Exceptionally uniform, deep green ribbed and spineless pods are ideally harvested when 3" long. Excellent quality. 50-64 days.
Seed Savers Red Burgundy Okra Seeds
(aka Burgundy) Bred by Leon Robbins at Clemson University after eight years of careful selection. Introduced in 1983; AAS winner in 1988. Stunning 4' plant with burgundy accents and tender burgundy pods up to 6" long. Good yields. 55-60 days.
Seed Savers Silver Queen Okra Seeds
One of the most interesting varieties in SSE’s okra collection. Ivory-green pods grow to 7" long on vigorous 6' tall plants. Tender when young, delicious flavor. Great producer at Heritage Farm. 80 days.
Seed Savers Star of David Okra Seeds
(aka Old Fashioned Okra) Israeli heirloom. Thick pods are best picked at about 3" long. Named because cross-sections of pods look like the Star of David. Tall 7' plants have purple coloration on leaves. 60-75 days.