Ochro (White and Puerto Rican Dwarf Variety)

Ochro can be used as a cooked or steamed vegetable with very good nutritive value.
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Ochro (White and Puerto Rican Dwarf Variety)

Product Details

The ochro plant is valued for its edible green seed pods and is an essential ingredient in your callalloo and cornmeal coucou. The ‘Ochro White’ variety can grow up to 1.5 metres tall and will bear for 12 weeks after planting. The ‘Puerto Rican Dwarf’ variety is quite small and only grows up to 0.6 metres. It can usually be harvested 6 weeks after planting. Plants grow well throughout the year in well-drained soils and full sunlight.

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100 g

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Scientific Name

Abelmoschus esculentus

Product Type


Location 1

St Augustine Nurseries

Location 2


Location 3

The National Seed Bank Chaguaramas

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