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Old 02-09-2007, 04:29 AM   #11
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Here is a man measuring an ordinary little okra plant in San Antonio, TX:
(Uncle Bob lives in Mississippi....sorry this is not him.


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Old 02-09-2007, 06:33 AM   #12
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Wow...very tall speciman...Normally they 4 to 6 feet range!
There is a variety...I have not see it lately..(haven't looked) But the Okra (pods) are red. It cooks up green however and is fairly good..Once, many years ago I planted some for the novelty...I had plants that reached 13 feet!
Had to gently bend them over to harvest pods from the top.

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