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In India, ladyfinger is a popular vegetable crop. It is harvested during the months of Kharif (June-August) and Zaid (January-March). It is cultivated in tropical and subtropical climates. Vitamins, protein, calcium, and other minerals abound in okra. Okra can be grown in a variety of soil types. The best soil for growing okra is sandy loam to clay loam with plenty of organic matter and good drainage. It can grow well in heavy soils if sufficient drainage is available.

How to Grow Okra:

Seeds should be sown 1/2 inch deep in light soil and 1 inch deep in heavy soil, with 3-inch spacing in 3-foot rows. Seedlings should be spaced 18 to 24 inches apart, with the strongest of the young plants being chosen.

Climate Requirements:

It cannot tolerate cold climatic conditions, the ladyfinger demands a warm temperature during its growing cycle. For optimal growth, it requires a temperature range of 22-35°C. Its good growth depends on the rainy season. When the temperature falls below 20°C, seeds are unable to germinate. Ladyfinger is sensitive to temperatures above 40°C.

Fertilizer Requirement:

Before sowing seeds, add a 2:1 ratio of good quality organic manure to the soil. Well-rotten cow dung manure, farmyard manure, compost, or vermicompost can all be used as organic fertilizers. If your Okra plant is more than 45 days old, treat it with 1 tablespoon of 15:15:15 (NPK) fertilizer per plant or a handful of Vermicompost.


Any stink bugs that arise should be picked by hand because they can produce deformed pods. Corn earworms, cabbage loopers, aphids, and flea beetles are some of the pests that might cause problems. In warmer climates, fusarium wilt, a soil-borne disease, can be a problem. Pull and remove damaged plants if the disease causes the leaves to yellow and wilt. Crop rotation is the most effective way to avoid this.

Water Requirement:

In the summer, water your potted Okra plant every day, and every other day in the winter. Water the soil around the plant using a hose. Make sure the plants get water in the shape of a shower rather than a single flow by using a watering can.


Ladyfinger plants need to be in direct sunshine. As a result, your raised bed should be constructed in a bright, sunny location. Place the container in direct sunshine.

Item Value
Growing Temperature 20 – 30°C
Germination Temperature 20 °C Ideal
Germination Time 7 – 15 days
Soil pH 6.0 – 6.5
Sunlight Need At least 4 hours per day
Preferred Planting Method Direct sowing/ Transplanting
Container size 30-40 liter
Time to Harvest 45-60 days from germination depending on the variety
Harvest Period  45-60 days

Additional information

Weight 0.05 kg
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