Bhindi, Okra F1 Vasant 4 - Vegetable Seeds

Okra is one of the most popular vegetables. 1 packet contains approximately 35 seeds.
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About Bhindi

Bhindi is grown for its long, pointed seed pods, which are used in gumbos and soups. Okra is a tropical plant that is grown as an annual vegetable. The seed pods are especially useful for thickening stews because of their gummy mucilage.

Okra plants are extremely drought and heat resistant and okra is a popular vegetable in many countries with difficult growing conditions.

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Seeds Specifications

Common Name Okra, Gumbo, Ladyfinger, Bhindi. Abelmoschus esculentus (Botanical name)
Height Grows more than 4 feet and can spread 3 feet wide.
Flower Colour Yellow
Bloom Time summer, rainy, winter
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

  • Eliminate weeds when the plants are young, then mulch heavily to prevent more weeds from growing
  • Keep the plants well watered throughout the summer months; 1 inch of water per week is ideal, but use more if you are in a hot, arid region
  • After the first harvest, remove the lower leaves to help speed up production
  • Ladys Finger does not like to have its roots disturbed

Bhindi care

  • You can start okra seeds indoors in peat pots under full light 3 to 4 weeks before the last spring frost date
  • Keep the seeds overnight in tepid water to help speed up germination
  • Okra plants are tall, so be sure to space out the rows 3 to 4 feet apart
Sunlight full sun
Watering It needs to be evenly moist throughout the growing season.
Soil Sandy loam to clay loam soil (pH 6.5 to 7.5).
Temperature 22 to 35 degree C
Fertilizer Before planting, apply 1 to 2 pounds of an all-purpose garden fertilizer, such as 10-10-10.
Harvest Season The first harvest will be ready about 2 months after planting. Harvest the okra when its about 2 to 3 inches long. Harvest tender pods every other day.

Bhindi special feature

Okra is traditionally a southern U.S. plant that thrives in warm weather. It is easy to grow and use and looks great throughout the growing season due to its beautiful flowers. Okra is also rich in vitamin A and low in calories.

Bhindi uses

Medicinal Use:

  • To maintain the best nutritional value of okra, it is suggested not to overcook it
  • The pods are among the very low-calorie vegetables
  • They provide just 30 calories per 100 g besides containing no saturated fats or cholesterol
  • They are rich sources of dietary fibre, minerals, and vitamins; often recommended by nutritionists in cholesterol controlling and weight reduction programs
  • The pods contain healthy amounts of vitamin A, and flavonoid anti-oxidants such as beta carotenes, xanthin and lutein
  • It is one of the green vegetables with highest levels of these anti-oxidants
  • Research suggests that consumption of foods rich in vitamin-C helps the body develop immunity against infectious agents, reduce episodes of cold and cough and protect the body from harmful free radicals
  • Note: Use only after consulting the specialist
  • The veggies are rich in the B-complex group of vitamins like niacin, vitamin B-6 (pyridoxine), thiamin and pantothenic acid
  • The pods also contain good amounts of vitamin K
  • Vitamin K is a co-factor for blood clotting enzymes and is required for strengthening of bones
  • The pods are an also good source of many important minerals such as iron, calcium, manganese and magnesium

Culinary Use:

  • Okra is a plant that produces an edible pod that is eaten as a vegetable

Frequently Asked Questions

How tall do bhindi grow?

On average bhindi grows Grows more than 4 feet and can spread 3 feet wide.

What color are bhindi?

A bhindi plant bears flowers of color Yellow

How hard is bhindi to grow?

A bhindi is Easy to grow

How much sunlight does a bhindi need?

A bhindi prefers full sun

How much water does a bhindi need?

A bhindi prefers watering It needs to be evenly moist throughout the growing season.

What kind of soil does a bhindi need?

Sandy loam to clay loam soil (pH 6.5 to 7.5).

What temperature does a bhindi like?

22 to 35 degree C

How should I fertilize my bhindi?

Before planting, apply 1 to 2 pounds of an all-purpose garden fertilizer, such as 10-10-10.



Reviews

Monday, 27 July 2020

Yash Jaiswal

Saturday, 25 July 2020

Alvisia Sule

Wednesday, 18 March 2020

Latha

Wednesday, 04 March 2020

Sushama Hansda

Monday, 10 February 2020

Joshi Prisy

Saturday, 08 February 2020

kirubahari karthiban

Wednesday, 27 November 2019

All the seeds germinated. Now I have way too many seedlings.

Madhu Grover

Wednesday, 27 November 2019

I planted the seeds in a vermincompost/soil mix outside in the shadow. Since it is very hot right now it is perfect for tomatos to grow. The seeds germinated a few days after planting them

Lakshmi Anumakonda

Sunday, 24 November 2019

Can be grown in pot??

Piyush Agarwal

Sunday, 24 November 2019

Good Product, need to have more Seeds.....

shounak budhkar

Sunday, 24 November 2019

The seeds are genuine. Just planted and could see some germination after a week. Awaiting for its growth. Thank you

Rajvir Singh Rajawat

Saturday, 23 November 2019

Some good number of seeds have germinated . Would know better later on when they would eventually produce flower & egg plant

Shaivya

Wednesday, 20 November 2019

Nicely packed. Have tried some of the seeds and they germinated quite well - would recommend to all

Gauri Bhosle

Sunday, 17 November 2019

Best buy....paisa vasool seeds pack

Seethanna Ramamurthy

Sunday, 17 November 2019

I planted the seeds in a vermincompost/soil mix outside in the shadow. Since it is very hot right now it is perfect for tomatos to grow. The seeds germinated a few days after planting them

Shruthi manu

Saturday, 16 November 2019

Very good seeds growing well

Joshi Prisy

Friday, 15 November 2019

Sprouted super fast.....have to replant now. I had put too many seeds together. Mistake not to be made again. Great product. My first time in gardening

poonam sharma

Monday, 11 November 2019

I WAITING FOR THE RESULT, IF IT SUCCESSFUL I WILL RECOMMEND TO ALL MY FRIENDS AND FAMILY ABOUT THIS

Amzad Pasha

Sunday, 10 November 2019

Good seeds - derived good rate of germination - yet to grow to form heads

Sapna Majai

Thursday, 07 November 2019

Over 90% germination. Good Quality

Melisa

Wednesday, 06 November 2019

Good quality seeds, sprouted in couple of weeks

Marudadu RajyaLakshmi

Monday, 04 November 2019

Sprouted super fast.....have to replant now. I had put too many seeds together. Mistake not to be made again. Great product. My first time in gardening

Aditi Mishra

Friday, 01 November 2019

Over 90% germination. Good Quality

Meeratun

Wednesday, 30 October 2019

it was good..given good yield

Sunil Biswajit Maharana

Wednesday, 30 October 2019

Sprouted super fast.....have to replant now. I had put too many seeds together. Mistake not to be made again. Great product. My first time in gardening

Guri Verma

Tuesday, 29 October 2019

Very good service. High quality product.

Mahalaxmi Distributors

Monday, 28 October 2019

All the seeds germinated. Now I have way too many seedlings.

Roopam Shahi

Monday, 28 October 2019

it was good..given good yield

Deepinder

Monday, 28 October 2019

Good quality seeds, sprouted in couple of weeks

Thuy Nguyen Phuong

Friday, 25 October 2019

The seeds are genuine. Just planted and could see some germination after a week. Awaiting for its growth. Thank you

Jeremy Cabral

Sunday, 20 October 2019

I have sowed seeds and all of them grew.. Very Perfect can give more stars

Sona John

Friday, 18 October 2019

Good growing still

Leena Skaria

Friday, 18 October 2019

Good seeds and quality packing

anjana bs

Monday, 14 October 2019

Nicely packed. Have tried some of the seeds and they germinated quite well - would recommend to all

Narendra Kumar Sharma

Thursday, 10 October 2019

All the seeds germinated. Now I have way too many seedlings.

ASMA AFTAB SHAH

Wednesday, 09 October 2019

Some good number of seeds have germinated . Would know better later on when they would eventually produce flower & egg plant

Venugopal Goday

Wednesday, 09 October 2019

Good growing still

Namrata Mishra

Wednesday, 09 October 2019

Seeds are Ok .. germination took about 25 Days ..

Kalpana

Wednesday, 09 October 2019

Good germination rate..n what impresses me the most is the amount of seeds they provide..good work!

Amit Malik

Friday, 04 October 2019

it was good..given good yield

Seturaman Subramaniyan

Friday, 04 October 2019

Seeds have sprouted - Guess rest depends on climate and how well i look after it.

makmeoud1vu

Monday, 30 September 2019

Great Seeds. I got 100 % success germination , that too in 2 days itself instead of 7days that usually is the duration. Awesome

Joshi Prisy

Thursday, 01 November 2018

Good quality vegetable seeds..95% terminated..

Sudha Tikoo

Thursday, 25 October 2018

Is this vegetable seeds are hybrid or non hybrid ?

Shivam yadav

Tuesday, 23 October 2018

Good growing still

Parvati Gujju

Thursday, 11 October 2018

I planted the seeds in a vermincompost/soil mix outside in the shadow. Since it is very hot right now it is perfect for tomatos to grow. The seeds germinated a few days after planting them

Kana Deb

Wednesday, 03 October 2018

Some good number of seeds have germinated . Would know better later on when they would eventually produce flower & egg plant

Vicky Jana

Friday, 28 September 2018

Excellent results

Sukhvinder Banga

Sunday, 23 September 2018

10 of them germinated. will give full star after veggie start to grow

Ranjeet Rout

Saturday, 15 September 2018

Good seeds and quality packing

Kranthi

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