OKRA

Family: MALVACEAE

1. Crop common name: OKRA
2. Specific name: Hibiscus esculentus
3. Variety/s: Clemson Spineless;
4. Variety type: Hybrids
5. Maturity period: 55-60days
6. Grain/Fruit/Leave color: Fruit colour: Rich green colour
7. Areas successfully cultivated: Well grown all regions of Somalia
8. Specific resistances: Tolerant high soil PH, tolerant yellow mottle virus, powdery mildew diseases and leaf hoppers.

 

 

SEEDS UNIT PER GRAM

 

SOW (KG/HA)

 

DEPTH OF SOWING

 (CM)

 

DISTANCE (CM)

 

GERMINATION (DAYS)

 

DIRECT SOWING

 

TRANSPLANT

 

ROW –ROW

 

PLANT –PLANT

 

17-19

 

7-8

 

2,5-3

 

1,5-2

 

55

 

45

 

10-12