Okra Scarlet Red Seeds

Rs. 80.00


Scarlet red is a variety of Okra is beautiful red stem plant which produce scarlet red pods, it grow up to 4-5 ' tall. Pods are tender and slightly ribbed. harvest when pods reaches 3-6" long.

Seeds per Pack: 10gm seeds

Germination Percentage:70%

It is a herbaceous annual plant but it survives only one season. It is grown for its edible seeds pods which are scarlet red in colour. Flowers are with white to yellow in colour with 5 petals, 1.6-3 inches in diameter. Seeds pods are capsule about 3-6 inches long, which contain numerous seeds.

Common names of Bhindi: Bhindi (hindi), Vendakkai(Tamil), Bende kayi (telugu) bendekai(kannada)

Soil and Climatic requirement:

Soil: Bhendi can grow in any soil, for best yield grow in Sandy loam and clay loam soils.

Climate: Bendi is warm season crop require long warm season, This can grow in summer and rainy season, It is highly sensitive to frost and seed germinate poorly in ground temperature of 20 c or less.

Crop Duration: 90-100 days

Cropping season: January -March ,June - Aug.

Germination period: 6-18 days

Hours of sunlight required: Minimum 8 Hrs sunlight.

Watering: Crop requires moist soil when it germinate, and it requires irrigation in weekly intervals.

Companion crops: Melons, cucumbers, sweet peppers, eggplant.

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