How to Grow, Harvest and Preserve Okra

Brook Elliott tells readers how to grow, harvest and preserve okra, includes best okra varieties to plant, harvesting information, and a hot pickled okra recipe.



Star of David okra has a distinctive, strong flavor and can grow 10 feet tall.
Star of David okra has a distinctive, strong flavor and can grow 10 feet tall.
PHOTO: DAVID CAVAGNARO
Picking home-grown okra.
Picking home-grown okra.
WILLIAM D. ADAMS
Lee Dwarf is a high-yielding variety developed by the University of Arkansas.
Lee Dwarf is a high-yielding variety developed by the University of Arkansas.
WILLIAM D. ADAMS

















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