Slender green pods, which are used as a green vegetable or for flavouring and thickening soups and stews, follow the attractive yellow blooms that form on upright bushes.

Features

  • Grow something different
  • Great for thickening soups & stews
  • Green vegetable

Product details

How

Sow direct where they are to grow in warm conditions or raise in trays of Yates Seed Raising Mix. Firm down and keep moist through germination period. Thin out or transplant when large enough to handle.

Care

Choose a well drained sunny position. Prepare soil by adding Yates Blood & Bone. When first flowers appear begin applying Thrive Flower & Fruit regularly. Keep well watered. Harvest pods regularly. Protect from snails and slugs with Yates Blitzem Snail & Slug pellets.

Hint

Pods form a few days after flowers open. Pick them when young before they lose their tenderness.

Storage

Store in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight. Keep out of reach of children and pets.

NOT TO BE USED FOR ANY PURPOSE OR IN ANY MANNER CONTRARY TO THIS LABEL UNLESS AUTHORISED

Position Full sun
Plant space 50-60cm
Sow depth 6mm
Germination 10-14 days
Germination (days) 12
Row space 1m
Maturity 16-20weeks
Maturity (days) 126
Botanical name Abelmoschus esculentus
Suitable for Garden beds

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