Sowing Okra Hill Country Red @Xavier #OKRed

Experiment. Reviews indicate slow germination and low yield. Lets find out.
Contributors: 1. In Florida. Started: May 2016.
Summer

Monday August 15, 2016

End of experiment. Land owners changed course with the land.
Summer

Saturday August 13, 2016

44in tall spans 3ft; leaf size is 9inW x 7.5inL. Grabbed a pod.
Summer

Monday August 8, 2016

0.075 lbs. Pulled two pods from the pruned/trimmed plant. 2.5in and 3.5in long. These pods appear more rich in colors that are shades of red/green. Pictured.
Summer

Saturday August 6, 2016

0.0375 lbs. The plant that was trimmed at the bottom has three pods today, one of which I was forced to pull and eat because I imagine they get woody fast (at least explained in another logbook). The pod's length maxed out at 2.5in long. Pictured is the size of the seeds! They're white and yummy.
Summer

Wednesday August 3, 2016

0.08 lbs. Grabbed two pods for breakfast.
Summer

Saturday July 30, 2016

0.04 lbs. Got a 3.75in pod. Crunchy, finely sweet. Seeds are white and full size. Not too slimy at all. In fact, the pod tenderly pressed felt hollow.
Summer

Wednesday July 27, 2016

0.08 lbs. Photos. The two photos with cinder blocks in the background show the before/after when tearing off the lower-most branches to observe if the height changes compared to the other plant not far from this one.
The last photo shows the branches that were trimmed and we cooked the leaves in oil for lunch.
Summer

Monday July 25, 2016

25.00in tall spans 33in with leaf size is amazing: 11inW x 11inL and the width of trunk's base is almost an inch in diameter, 
24.00in and since I've been picking pods, most of the plant appears bare without branches extending to the sides.
Summer

Sunday July 24, 2016

0.03 lbs. Got a 2.5in pod which weighs half an ounce. Shall go back into previous dates and update the weights now that I got a food scale.
Summer

Thursday July 21, 2016

0.06 lbs. Collected a 2.5in pod from each plant. Very crunchy and sweet as usual. Pictured.
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