'Burmese' is a Okra variety in the Abelmoschus genus with a scientific name of Abelmoschus esculentus. Burmese is a heirloom variety. When ripe, fruit appear in these approximate colours: Grade 1 Paint Green. Leaves appear approximately as a Dark pastel green colour.
Okra Burmese has large pods which are tender, spineless, and finely flavored. The plants start yielding early and production lasts until frost.1
This plant can grow 5’ – 6’ tall, and needs full sun and plenty of organic material worked into the soil.2This variety is an Vegetable that typically grows as an Annual, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of a single year. Normally reaching to a mature height of 3.25 feet (1.00 metres), Burmese grows with a erect-like growth habit.
Myanmar is believed to be where Burmese originates from.
Burmese Okra is normally fairly low maintenance and is normally quite easy to grow, as long as a level of basic care is provided throughout the year. Being aware of the basic soil, sun and water preferences will result in a happier and healthier plant.
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