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Okra, Baby Bubba Hybrid
This dwarf variety is only half as tall as other okras and perfect for large containers.
The plant is baby-sized, only half as tall as other okras and perfect for a large container. But it's a bubba too, pumping out hefty, full-sized pods, twice as many as the old standards. Ready to harvest in just 53 days. Burpee Exclusive. Grows best in full sun.
Sow okra seeds in full sun and average, well-worked soil after all danger of frost. In rows 36" apart, plant 3 or 4 seeds every 12" and cover with 1" of fine soil. Firm lightly. Okra plants emerge in 14-21 days.
How to Grow
Thin to strongest seedling per group when plants are 1-2" high. Provide plants with 1-1 1/2" of water weekly. Grow okra in a different place every year to avoid problems with pests and diseases.
Pick young okra pods that are 2-3" long and harvest them every other day to encourage continuous production. Cut pods from the stem just above the cap. Store pods for several days in the refrigerator in a plastic bag. Okra pods are delicious steamed, in soups, and fried.