Okra 'Cajun Delight' F1
1997 AAS Vegetable Award Winner

3 to 5 inch green pods produced in about 50 to 55 days. Pods remain tender even at 5 inches. Large leaves are attractive in flower beds. Mature plants about 4 feet. For best production, pick often- at least 2-3 times weekly when the weather is warm.

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AAS Winner Primary Details
Award: AAS Vegetable Award Winner
Award Type: National Winner
Class: Okra
Variety Name: 'Cajun Delight' F1
Genus: Abelmoschus
Species: esculentus
Year: 1997
Common Name: Okra
Type: Vegetables
Breeder: Petoseed/Seminis Vegetable Seeds
Close Market Comparison: 'Clemson Spineless,' 'Annie Oakley'
Plant Needs
Duration Type: Annual
Light Needs: Full sun
Water Needs: Normal
Season Type: Warm Season
Staking Required: NO
Plant Characteristics
Foliage Color: Green
Plant Habit: Bushy
Plant Height: Tall: Over 24"
Garden Spacing: Space hills 6-8 inches apart
Days To Harvest (Sowing Seed): 4 to 8 weeks
Days To Harvest (Transplant): 50 days
Fruit Color (Harvest): dark green
Fruit Shape: 5-sided, long and tapering
Fruit Size: Harvest at 3-4 inches
Fruit Weight: 1/4 - 1/2 ounce
Fruit Flavor Description: flavorful, tender and spineless
Plant Spread: 24 inches

How to Grow

 Sow seed directly into warm soil. Space hills 6-8 inches apart. Sow 2-3 seeds per hill and thin to 1 plant per hill.

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