Okra (Clemson Spineless 80)

    Description

    Okra is a great way to add diversity to almost any mix. With a deep taproot and good grazing characteristics, above and belowground livestock will benefit from this plant. Okra also has excellent drought tolerance. It can be used in both warm and cool season mixes. Add okra to help break up compaction, build soil, and provide feed for animals.

    Okra (Clemson Spineless 80)

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      Seeding Rate: 7 - 10 lbs per acre.

        Description

        Okra is a great way to add diversity to almost any mix. With a deep taproot and good grazing characteristics, above and belowground livestock will benefit from this plant. Okra also has excellent drought tolerance. It can be used in both warm and cool season mixes. Add okra to help break up compaction, build soil, and provide feed for animals.

        When is the right time to plant?

        Okra (Clemson Spineless 80) has a minimum germination temp of 60 °F. Reference your average soil temperature to determine ideal planting time.
        Read this article for more info: When Can I Start Planting?

        Basic Info

        N Fix Potential None
        Seeds/lb 7300
        C/N at Maturity High
        Growth Habit Upright
        Root Type/Depth Deep Taproot
        Cold Kill 32 °F
        Dry Matter Potential 2 - 3 tons/acre

        Use & Characteristics

        Maturity 50 - 65 days
        Lasting Residue Excellent
        Palatability Good
        Hay Harvest Fair
        Regrowth Fair
        Deep Compaction Excellent
        Surface Compaction Very Good
        Weed Suppression Fair
        Crimp Kill Easy

        Planting

        Plant Depth 1/2 - 1 1/2"
        Min Germ Temp 60 °F
        Drilled Seed Rate 7 - 10 lbs/acre
        Broadcast Seed Rate 10 - 15 lbs/acre

        Tolerance

        Heat Very Good
        Drought Excellent
        Shade Poor
        Wet Soil Fair
        Low Fertility Fair
        Low pH Soil Fair
        High pH Salinity Good
        High pH Calcareous Good

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