An Israeli heirloom with thick pods that are best picked at about 3 inches long. Named because cross-sections of okra pods look like the Star of David. Tall 7′ plants have purple coloration on leaves. (60-75 days)
Each packet contains approximately 100 seeds.
Planting and Harvesting Tips:
Start indoors 3-4 weeks before the last frost of spring. Transplant outside after the soil has warmed to 65˚ to 75˚F. Sow one inch deep and space 12-18 inches apart in rows 3-4 feet apart. Plants prefer full sun and moist soil with plenty of organic matter.
Harvest daily with a sharp knife during hot weather — pods taste best when young and grow quickly past the stage of prime eating. Wear gloves and long sleeves for protection from spines.