Saturday, January 29, 2011

ABELMOSCHUS(LADY'S FINGER)

Common nameflowering okra
Familymalvaceae
Life cycleannual
Flowersyellow/black (late summer)
Size5'
Lightsun
Cultural notesordinary garden soil
From seed Germinate at room temperature (bottom heat helpful). Occasionally self-seeds in our garden. Sometimes requires hard nicking to germinate.
detailed seed-starting info below

Striking, large lemon-yellow hibiscus-like flowers, deeply cut foliage. Upright plant habit. We grow it just about every year.


Abelmoschus manihot

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