Okra (Clemson Spineless 80)
Okra (Clemson Spineless 80)
Okra (Clemson Spineless 80)

Okra (Clemson Spineless 80)

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Seeding Rate: 7 - 10 lbs/acre

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Okra, believe it or not, is an excellent summer cover crop. It is drought tolerant, thrives in hot weather and can grow in a range of soil types. Okra makes a large sized plant and has an impressive taproot that will break up compacted soil.

When is the right time to plant? Compare the germination temperature listed below to your soil temperature. Read this article for more info: When Can I Start Planting?

Basic Info
Maturity (Days) Seeds/lb C/N at Maturity Growth Habit Root Type/Depth Cold Kill (F) Dry Matter Potential(Tons/acre)
50 - 65 7300 High Upright Deep Taproot 32 2 - 3
Use and Characteristics
N Fix Potential Lasting Residue Palatability Hay Harvest Regrowth Deep Compaction Surface Compaction Weed Suppression Crimp Kill
Excellent Good Fair Fair Excellent Very Good Fair Easy
Plant Depth Min Germ Temp(F) Drilled Seed Rate (lbs/acre) Broadcast Seed Rate (lb/acre)
1/2 - 1 1/2" 60 7 - 10 10 - 15
Heat Drought Shade Wet Soil Low Fertility Low pH Soil High pH Salinity High pH Calcareous
Very Good Excellent Poor Fair Fair Fair Good Good