Our Sow True Seed Jing Orange Okra has been producing nonstop for the last few weeks. I’ve pretty much needed to cut it everyday. I can’t imagine how its grown since our latest monsoon of rain has started. It’s the first time we’ve grown the variety, but I can tell you it won’t be the last. It’s very tasty and seems to stay tender even when it’s on the long side.
Pap and Granny taught me to cut the leaf below the pod of okra that I cut off. The pruning encourages new grow higher up on the plant. By the end of summer my okra looks like tall skinny mop-headed sentinels lined up and ready to march forth.