Beautiful plants with red stems and big, butterfly-friendly flowers that turn into burgundy pods. Best if picked when they are 4” long, but they will stay tender longer than other okra varieties. Pods turn green when cooked. Sow after frost has passed several seeds per foot. Thin to 1 plant per 12-18". 55-60 days.
Linda Enerson, the farmer/owner of Ox and Robin, has been working with heirloom and rare seeds since 2011. After joining Seed Savers Exchange, a worldwide network of seed savers, she was hooked on exploring and preserving the wonderful qualities of heirloom vegetable and herb varieties, many of which surpass commonly available food crops in taste, disease resistance and aesthetic appeal.
In addition to raising crops, she also trains the oxen used as the main power source on the farm. Linda also creates the watercolor/collage artwork for every Ox and Robin seed label.