Texas Hill Country Red
Abelmoschus esculentus. Attractive plant with beautiful, bronze-red stems. Fruit has red tinges, especially when sun-exposed. Produces well in summer heat. Slender pods can be sliced and eaten raw in salads, cooked, or pickled. "Really strong producer!" say the folks at Tucson Village Farm. From our Seed Bank Collection.
- Origin: Low Desert but can perform well at higher elevations also.
- Plants are 5-6' tall.
- Approx. 2g/25 seeds per packet.
- Limit 3 packets.