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Okra 'Cajun Delight'

Abelmoschus esculentus

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Cajun Delight is a popular variety of Okra, which belongs to the Abelmoschus genus (Abelmoschus esculentus 'Cajun Delight'). Cajun Delight is a patented hybrid variety. An annual, so it will last but a year in its native climate. Cajun Delight normally reaches to a mature height of 3.25 feet (1.00 metres).

Congo is believed to be where Cajun Delight originates from.

Cajun Delight 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.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Cajun Delight have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Cajun Delight

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Enjoys a full sun position in your garden and remember to water often. Keep in mind when planting that Cajun Delight is thought of as tender, so remember to wait until your soil is warm and the night time temperature is well above freezing before moving outside. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 5 - 11 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Ensure your soil is loamy and has a ph of between 6.0 and 6.5 as Okra is a weakly acidic soil loving plant.

Growing Cajun Delight from seed

Soak or freeze then soak in luke warm water

Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 11.7 inches (30.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 0.98 inches (2.5 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 15°C / 59°F to ensure good germination.

Transplanting Cajun Delight

Will not germinate below 65 degree daily temps

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Cajun Delight is a tender plant.

Harvesting Cajun Delight