Climbing Okra, an Edible Gourd

If you want a decorative edible gourd that tastes as good as it looks, check out climbing okra.



edible gourd, climbing okra - yellow flowers
Climbing okra is an edible gourd that offers a double bounty of bright, fragrant flowers and delicious fruit.
PHOTO: MARJIA F. BAHR
edible gourd, climbing okra - seeds pods
Despite the resemblance of its seed pods to okra, climbing okra is in fact kin to the common cucumber.
MARJIA F. BAHR

















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