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Okra probably originated in North East Africa growing along rivers and bodies of water at 0 - 1000m elevation. It remains widely grown around the world for its nutritious pods, leaves, and fiber. It prefers hot temperatures with plenty of water. Regular picking of the pods triggers continuous vegetative and fruit growth. Okra can be grown wherever tomatoes, melons and cucumbers are grown.  Fast-maturing dwarf varieties are recommended for use in temperate regions.

A quick maturing okra from Northern India that produces light green pods. Plants can grow up to 3 m tall.