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When to Pick Okra

Last updated: 03/19/21

The Okra, which is also known as “lady’s finger,” is a green flowering plant with edible seed pods. It has long been a favorite of health-conscious people due to its high dietary fiber content and low calories.

Okra plant thrives in warm climates.  Here in the South, it is battered and fried to serve with traditional Southern cooking. Yummy!

Although technically a fruit, it is often prepared as vegetables and very popular in South Asia and Africa. 

These plants can quickly grow in our vegetable garden and look amazing, especially when the beautiful Okra flowers start to bloom. 

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