Jambalaya okra is the go-to okra if you’re growing okra for your first time. It’s considered to be the most productive okra plant. Period. It’s a hybrid, and it’s a prolific producer. These plants can start producing pods when the plants are just a foot or two tall, and they’ll keep on producing until they reach a height of 5 or 6 feet. You can direct-seed them or start seedlings early and transplant them.
- Hybrid variety
- Most productive variety
- Compact plants
- Meaty pods
- Heavy yield; pick multiple times per week when pods are 3 to 4 inches long
- Good for succession planting
- Good pickled, fried, or boiled
- Days to maturity: 50
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