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Okra 'Clemson Spineless 80'

Abelmoschus esculentus

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Clemson Spineless 80 is part of the Abelmoschus genus and is a Okra variety. Its scientific name is Abelmoschus esculentus 'Clemson Spineless 80'. Clemson Spineless 80 is a hybrid variety.

NOT the same as Clemson Spineless (which was released in 1939). This was released by Clemson in 1980. It is earlier and more productive than its namesake. It is somewhat pest and disease resistant. And, of course, it’s spineless and thus easier to harvest.

Clemson Spineless 80 grows as an Annual and is a Vegetable. Being an Annual, it tends to grow best over the course of a single year. Clemson Spineless 80 normally reaches to a mature height of 3.25 feet (1.00 metres).

Typically, Clemson Spineless 80 Okra is normally fairly low maintenance and can thus be quite easy to grow - only a basic level of care is required throughout the year to ensure it thrives. Being aware of the basic growing conditions this plant likes (soil, sun and water) will result in a strong and vibrant plant.

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How to grow Clemson Spineless 80

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A full sun position will ensure your plant thrives and remember to water often. Keep in mind when planting that Clemson Spineless 80 is thought of as tender, so it is imperative to wait until temperatures are mild before planting out of doors. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 5 - 11 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Clemson Spineless 80 requires a loamy soil with a ph of 6.0 - 6.5 - it grows best in weakly acidic soil.

Growing Clemson Spineless 80 from seed

Ensure a distance of 11.7 inches (30.0 cm) between seeds when sowing - look to sow at a depth of approximately 0.98 inches (2.5 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 15°C / 59°F to ensure good germination.

Transplanting Clemson Spineless 80

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Clemson Spineless 80 is a tender plant.

Harvesting Clemson Spineless 80