Star of David Okra

Abelmoschus esculentus | SKU: 0643
2 Reviews
$9.75 to $17.25
  • Plants grow to 7 feet tall
  • Plants have purple coloration on leaves
  • Best harvested when pods are 3 inches long
  • 60-75 days

This variety will grow well in most regions of the United States but does not tolerate cold well.

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(aka Old Fashioned Okra) Tall 7' plants have purple coloration on leaves and thick pods that are best picked at about 3" long. Cross-sections of pods look like the Star of David, giving this variety its name. Like many okra varieties, this plant bears beautiful flowers and foliage that could warrant a place in the ornamental border. 60-75 days.

Learn to Grow Star of David Okra

Direct Seed: 2" Apart

Seed Depth: 1/2"

Thin: 6-8" Apart

Light: Full Sun

Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors when the soil has warmed. Tolerant of heat and drought, but not of cold. Keep well picked for higher yields.

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This was a great okra and super easy for first time gardeners. The pods tended to get tough because they'd grow past 3 inches rather quickly. It tasted best in okra and tomatoes or gumbo.

Okra Success in NE Washington!


I live in NE Washington state and have tried many different okra varieties with very little success. I actually got a good number of okra pods from Star of David in 2021. I'm very happy about that and will plant it again this year. I got to make fried okra and gumbo! Hooray!