Top 5 Okra Growing Tips – How to grow okra in containers and get LOTS of Okra – Baby Bubba Okra

Feb 14, 2021 | California Gardening, Container Gardening, Harvest, Insect Control, Raised Bed Gardening, Vegetable Gardening

Growing okra in containers is easy and rewarding. We show you everything from growing okra from seed to cultivating your okra plant and some okra gardening tips and how to get an epic okra harvest from your okra plants. Baby bubba okra is an amazing okra variety to grow in containers or pots and usually yield a lot of pods during harvest time. Here are five tips to grow okras in a container and get an abundant harvest.

  1. Sowing ? You can start sowing okra seeds sometime around May or June in a whiskey barrel sized container. Always sow your seeds during warm days when daytime temperature is around 70 F or higher and nighttime temperature is around 60F or higher. Or, you can start the seeds indoors 4-6 weeks earlier to get your seedlings ready.

Baby Bubba Okra seeds

Baby Bubba Okra seeds

Soil for growing okra

Soil for growing okra

  • Pest Control – Around 50 days since planting you may see pest issues around your okra plants, pests like aphids and white flies and to counter these pests you can use Neem oil or Spinosad (Capt. Deadbug).

Okra plants

Okra plants

  • Watering ? Okra plants require watering once a day on hot summer days and once every 2 days if it?s cloudy. Okra plants thrive in hot weather so make sure you give it enough water so that it is hydrated and produces good quality okras.The okra variety that you choose to grow is also very important and Baby bubba okra will give you okras right until cooler temperatures set in.

Organic Fertilizer

Organic Fertilizer

Okra harvest

Okra harvest

Baby bubba okra is one of the most compact and bushy plants that easily grows in containers and gives you an abundant harvest. You can watch the video here at Top five tips to grow okras in a container and get an abundant harvest.

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