Sowed New Okras and a New Bean


6/12/2021- The Sugar Ann Snap Peas did not produce well and they were not our kind of peas. So, removed them and planted the following in that north-half row just west of the tomatoes about 48 ft. from the fence.

  • Red Burgundy Okra is a highly productive, heirloom variety that produces deep, red pods that remain tender at longer pod lengths. All-America Selections winner in 1988. Plants can grow as tall as 6 ft.
    • Sowed about 20 ft; about 12 plants.
    • Planting Depth: 1/2 in
    • Seed Spaced: 18″
  • Jambalaya Okra  A hybrid variety. Compact plants can start producing okra pods at 1-2 ft. tall and will continue producing as plants grow to 5-6 ft. tall. 
    • Sowed about 20 ft; about 12 plants.
    • Planting Depth: 1/2 in.
    • Seed Spaced: 18 in.
  • Green Crop Bush Beans – Open-pollinated, “snap bean” variety produces pods that are 8 inches long and somewhat flattened, but not as much as traditional Italian Romano varieties. Plants will grow 18 inches to 20 inches tall and produce “stringless” pods with white seeds. All-America Selections winner in 1957.
    • Planting Depth: 1 in.
    • Seed Spacing: 3-4 in.
    • Row Spacing: 3 ft.
    • Days to Maturity: 50
    • Disease Resistance: Common Bean Mosaic Virus
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