How to grow Abelmoschus esculentus

Written by Maggie

Nov 26 2020

How to grow Abelmoschus esculentus

Abelmoschus Esculentus can be sown in late spring and early summer. First select good seeds and soak the seeds in water until the shell is soft. Choose loose and deep soil, drainage and fertilizer - retaining strong sandy soil. After sowing, water should be poured every 3 ~ 5 days and organic fertilizer should be applied. The temperature was controlled at 20 ~ 25℃, and nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium fertilizer was applied once after rooting and germination.

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Abelmoschus Esculentus

1. Get seeds of Abelmoschus Esculentus

Abelmoschus Esculentus likes to grow in warm, moist conditions and can be sown in late spring and early summer. Abelmoschus Esculentus is easy to grow. There are many varieties of Abelmoschus Esculentus, some of which are tall and some of which are short. First you need to choose some good seeds .If you need to plant indoors, choose a shorter variety.

2. Soak the soft shell of Abelmoschus Esculentus

The seeds of Abelmoschus esculentus are hard. If planted directly in the soil, the seeds will be difficult to germinate, and may not even germinate. Soak the seeds in 30 ~ 40℃ warm water for 10 ~ 12 hours and wait for the shell of the seeds to soften.

3. Soil selection of Abelmoschus Esculentus

Abelmoschus Esculentus does not require much soil. It likes to grow in loose and deep soil, high fertility, drainage and fertility of the strong sandy soil. We can use pastoral soils, organic fertilizers and fine sand in a 6:3:1 ratio as the okra matrix.

Abelmoschus Esculentus

4. Start sowing of Abelmoschus Esculentus

First, dig the soil into a small pit of 1 to 2 cm.Sprinkle 3 to 5 pits of Abelmoschus Esculentus seeds, cover with a layer of fine soil, and pour appropriate amounts of water to keep the soil moist. The ambient temperature is controlled at 20 ~ 25℃, placed in astigmatism cultivation, waiting for seeds to take root and germinate.

5. Sowing management of Abelmoschus Esculentus

After sowing the seeds of Abelmoschus Esculentus, the seeds should be watered and fertilized every 3 to 5 days. After taking root and germinating, it is necessary to apply n, P, K compound fertilizer to make its roots absorb nutrients better and promote the seedlings to grow faster.

6. Cut and trim of Abelmoschus Esculentus

Abelmoschus esculentus grew very fast. After planting and sprouting roots in Abelmoschus Esculentus, it had to wait a month to prune its branches. Cutting off its larger, denser branches concentrates Abelmoschus Esculentus's nutrients and helps Abelmoschus esculentus grow better.

Abelmoschus Esculentus