Jeff Poppen, the barefoot farmer, enjoys growing okra because it produces so well in the heat and humidity of the South. Jeff gives advice as to the soil temperature for optimum planting, and techniques to get the seeds primed before putting in the soil.

Plants Featured in this Clip

Abelmoschus esculentus (Okra) 'Burgundy' 'Clemson Spineless'

Gardener Extras

  1. In most other countries, okra is commonly known as lady's fingers.
  2. Okra plants can produce for 10-12 weeks.

Gardener Notes

Burgandy and Clemson Spineless are the two okra varieties that Jeff Poppen grows on Long Hungry Creek Farm.

Jeff Poppen

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