Part 1: Introduction
Okra also known as Bhindi locally is a vegetable found in many Indian spices and foods. It is very healthy and is a vital source of vitamin c. India is the number one producer for it with 61,76,000 tonnes followed by Nigeria and Mali. It originally came from Africa.
Part 2: Okra/Bhindi Seed Sowing Rate and yield
Sowing rate – 5kg for 1 Acre
Average Yield of bhindi -140 – 200 kg per acre
Part 3: Suitable Climate for Bhindi
It is easiest to plant bhindi in March, April and May. In these months it is hot, which is required to grow bhindi. When the temperature should not dip below 12 degrees celsius The only enemy of Bhindi is cold weather.
Part 4: Soil prep
Bhindi best grows in soil with ph levels 6.5 – 7. If you don’t want to change your soil’s ph level, then add compost to make your soil nutritious. Bhindi grows best in nutritious soil. Bhindi needs