What can I do? Am in Ghana and want to go into okra production but I want to find out if I can grow okra and cucumber itercroppeped? Harvest it every other day.

Love your posts, very helpful. Pick immature fruits for vegetable uses when they age 10-18 inches long. There’s a better option out there! Unless you have a greenhouse at your disposal, okra can be successfully grown in USDA growing zones 5-12. Fruit for consumption as a vegetable is ready to harvest in about 100 days. Soaking aids moisture absorption and germination. Very few organic pesticides have any effect on stink bugs, so if you have an infestation, you may have to resort to the pesticides that will work but have an adverse effect on the beneficial insects in your garden. Keep the plants well watered throughout the summer months; 1 inch of water per week is ideal, but use more if you are in a hot, arid region. I think it took my okra about 2 or 3 months to all get going. Submitted by Terri on October 18, 2017 - 3:23pm. August 2019 Most varieties of okra pods are ready to be harvested in less than two months. ", several other sites.

We use cookies to make wikiHow great. By using this service, some information may be shared with YouTube. We only use it for frying like regular okra. They are great for washing hard to get dirt off your hands, or any part of the body.. just like a loofah!! If you are planting okra transplants, be sure to space them 1 to 2 feet apart to give them ample room to grow. To control them, spray your plants with a light horticultural oil mixed with Bacillus thuringiensis (BT) twice, about 3-5 days apart.

Submitted by Rick on June 22, 2020 - 4:45pm. Have any of you had this plant in your garden? ", "I love this article. This is usually done in late July to mid August, and stems are cut down to about 6 to 12 inches. Get a super bloom liquid fertilizer to promote flowering, Submitted by Tramayne on September 21, 2017 - 11:54am. I often see these in Asian markets but they are sold about 18" long (I've yet to try them to see if they're bitter). February 2017 14 members have or want this plant for trade. If your last frost is in late spring, you shouldn't wait until it's over to start your seeds. Please help us continue to provide you with our trusted how-to guides and videos for free by whitelisting wikiHow on your ad blocker. The smooth luffa which is without ribs is commonly known as dishcloth gourd or sponge gourd. Is this normal ? Actually, it is a tropical gourd that belongs to the cucumber family - it is perhaps the most multi-faceted vegetable grown in Asia. Honey Bees and Crop Pollination, Cucurbit Root, Stem and Seedling Disorders, Lasiodiplodia Fruit Rot / Diplodia Stem-End Rot, Pictures from the 2004 Spinach Conference, Pictures from the 2008 Spinach Conference, Pictures from the 2012 Spinach Conference, How to Grow the Tomato and 115 Ways to Prepare it for the Table, How the Farmer Can Save His Sweet Potatoes and Ways of Preparing Them for the Table, Equal Opportunity for Educational Programs Statement.