Okra is a plant that thrives in hot, summer weather. (It is actually classified as a herb, not a vegetable.) Okra is also known as "Lady's Fingers" due to the shape of the pods. The mucilagenous properties of okra are the key thickening agent in gumbos.
Approximately 7,200 seeds per lb. 2 oz. is needed ofr a 100 foot row, 7 lb. per acre.