Okra or lady’s finger commonly known as bhindi is the most famous vegetable in India that is very easy to grow. It is not only a great addition to your diet but also looks lovely during the growing season because of its beautiful flowers. With this information, you will know how to plant okra step by step. Buy the best Quality Okra Hybrid Seeds Online at the best price in India from www.organicbazar.net with a High Germination rate.
About this item
- Number of Okra Hybrid seeds (bhindi ke bij): 30 Seeds
- Where to grow: Balcony or terrace garden
- Growing season: Spring and Summer
- Sowing method: Direct
- Seeds sowing depth: 0.5 to 1 inch
- Germination Time: 5 to 14 days from sowing
- Germination temperature: 18 to 32°C
- Harvesting: 60 to 70 days
- Plant vigor: Strong plant with short internodes
What size grow bag is best for Okra or Lady Finger?
- 12 x 12 Inch (W*H)
- 15 x 12 Inch (W*H)
- 15 x 15 Inch (W*H)
- 24 x 12 Inch (W*H)
Okra Growing Season in India
In general, okra requires a long warm season to grow successfully; In India, spring and summer (February-June) is the ideal season for planting okra.
Okra Seeds Sowing Method
You can sow okra (ladyfinger) directly in any pot or grow bags with coco peat or potting mix. Okra seeds germinate best at a temperature of 18 to 32°C. Take a pot or grow bag, fill it with a mixture of soil and organic fertilizer or potting mix then sow 2-3 okra seeds per container about 0.5 to 1 inch deep in the soil (12-18 inches apart in a row). Water gently with a sprayer and keep the seedling in a bright and warm place. Keep the soil moist until the seeds germinate. Okra seeds will germinate in about 5 to 14 days.
Okra (Ladyfinger) Plant Care Tips
Sunlight – Okra or ladyfinger needs at least 6 hours of full sunlight in a day.
Water – Give water regularly to your okra plants. It can also tolerate dry conditions; give 1 liter of water per week and keep the soil moist, especially in the growing season.
Soil – Okra (Ladyfinger) plant prefers well-drained, fertile soil for better results.
Temperature – The ideal temperature for growing okra is ranging between 20-35 degree Celsius.
Fertilizer – Use water-soluble fertilizer every 4-6 weeks after the okra plants reach 6 inches in height.
Common pests – Pests that affect the Okra (Ladyfinger) plants are Aphids, Corn earworms, Stinkbugs, and Fusarium wilt. Use organic pesticide `Neem oil’. it protects the plant from harmful pests.
Okra Plants Harvest Time
Okra will be ready to harvest in 60-70 days from sowing. Harvest the okra when it’s about 2-3 inches long. You can harvest every other day.
Okra Plant Special Features
- Common name – Okra, bhindi (भिन्डी)
- Height – More than 4 feet
- Spread – 3 feet wide
- Growing level – Easy
Why are my okra hybrid seeds not germinating?
Okra (bhindi) seeds will not germinate because of improper growing conditions like not getting enough sunlight, sowing seeds too deep in the soil, over watering or under watering.
Why do okra flowers fall off?
Okra plant drops its flowers and no pods are forming. This is due to an environmental problem such as when the plant does not get enough sunlight or grows in a cold climate.
Why is my okra not blooming?
In case of under-watering, okra will not bloom. Water your okra plants well, especially during summer days.
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