CLEMSON SPINELESS OKRA

OUTSTANDING QUALITIES

  • EASY HARVESTING
  • HIGH YIELD POTENTIAL
  • UNIFORM ATTRACTIVE FRUIT

Clemson Spineless is a main season standard Okra with very wide adaptability. Fruit are uniform, attractive green and have a good shelf life. Fruit have a good flavour and is almost spine free improving the ease of picking. Plants are strong and vigorous but easy to harvest. Clemson Spineless is widely adapted. Suited for both fresh and export market.

SPECIAL VARIETAL REQUIREMENTS

  • None

CHARACTERISTIC: CLEMSON
KIND:
 Okra (Abelmoschus esculentus)
PRODUCTION SYSTEM: Open field
MATURITY: Very early (approx. 55 – 65 days from sowing)
FRUIT DIMENSIONS: Usually harvested between 50 – 100 x 10 – 20 mm
FRUIT SHAPE: Pentagonal, tapered
LEAF SIZE: 18 – 20 cm
SPINE: Almost spine free
EXTERIOR COLOUR: Bright, medium green
FLAVOUR: Good
VIGOUR: High
PLANT: Tall, half spreading, medium leafed and around 1.2 – 1.5 m plant height
BEARING HABIT: Upright
UNIFORMITY: Very good
OPTIMAL GROWTH TEMPERATURE: 22 – 30 ºC
AVERAGE SEED COUNT: 160 – 185 seeds per g
POPULATION GUIDE: 16 000 – 20 000 final stand per ha (60 cm in rows by 90 cm between rows)
USE: Fresh market, pre-pack, export
SPECIAL FEATURES: High yielding and widely adapted