Okra, Abelmoschus esculentus, is an herbaceous annual plant in the family Malvaceae which is grown for its edible seed pods. Okra plants have small erect stems that can be...
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Mystery pink insect

Okra    India

My okra leaves started having white spots on it. Later the entire leaf whitened and the leaves started falling and the plant was devoid of all leaves. They also have white...

Asked by: Shameem Javed (1 point)   Posted:June 6, 2017

1 answer    82 views

Bending of Okra fruit, leaf holes and Aphids observed on same plant.
Fruit bending, aphids and leaf holes.

Okra    None Given.

Fruit bending, aphids and leaf holes observed on okra plants. Are they correlated? Thanks!

Asked by: Rupinder Singh (13 points)   Posted:May 25, 2017

3 answers    178 views

Okra leaves getting powdery mildew and leaf miner?
Okra leaves getting powdery mildew and leaf miner?

Okra    None Given.

I have about 5 okra plants and all of them have this problem. I live in Bangalore, India. What is the best organic solution for this?

Asked by: Ambica (1 point)   Posted:August 23, 2016

1 answer    404 views

Issue with red and black ants

Okra    None Given.

I tried everything to stop ants from getting my flower from okra. I don't know what to do? My final solution is to put rat poison around plant.

Asked by: Milan (1 point)   Posted:June 24, 2016

4 answers    609 views

Okra plant with unusual flowers in a group.
Okra pods curl and ripen early without growing much.

Okra    None Given.

My name is Sahana Rao. In my okra plant buds come in group and the pod curls and ripens early without reaching its actual growth. What is the problem? How to solve this? Thank...

Asked by: sahana rao (1 point)   Posted:June 13, 2016

0 answers    508 views

Curling of leaf petiole in okra plants

Okra    india

My name is Ramprasad. I am farming okra in 1 hectare of land but the leaves showing the disease symptom. Let me know what is the disease and how to control it?

Asked by: ramprasad (2 points)   Posted:February 10, 2016

2 answers    1048 views

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As soon as okra seedlings emerge, I find the seedlings cut in to two parts. What could be the problem?

Okra    Sydney, Australia

I planted Okra seeds. About 50 percent germinated. Of the seeds that germinated, many were dissected into two parts. I don't know the reason. We have snails in our garden....

Asked by: NARASIMHAN MADHAVAN (1 point)   Posted:December 30, 2015

1 answer    842 views

Twisted stem
New type of okra disease

Okra    Ghana

This is a new type of okra disease I am seeing for the first time. Can you please help me identify it and to get a remedy? The stem twists when it is about to flower.

Asked by: Geoffrey Badu K. (1 point)   Posted:December 11, 2015

1 answer    827 views

Okra Black spot on bottom of the leaves
Black / Grey spots on bottom side of he leaves Photos attached.

Okra    Kerala, India

I have few okra plants. Yield is also regular and the plants are three months old. Recently I saw Black / Grey spots on the bottom side of the leaves. Mainly this is seen in the...

Asked by: Renjith (3 points)   Posted:July 29, 2015

2 answers    1149 views

Yellow leaf veins on okra seedling

Okra    None Given.

My seedlings are doing great but one seedling is showing signs of some nutrition deficiency though they are watered the same time and planted in the same potting mix plz help

Asked by: reem (9 points)   Posted:July 27, 2015

2 answers    1361 views

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Okra disease

Okra    Callao, VA

What causes a nearly transparent gel-like substance on stalk and stems of our okra?

Asked by: Pamela Bowers (1 point)   Posted:July 20, 2015

1 answer    958 views

Picture of Okra in my garden
Okra disease?

Okra    Vientiane Laos

Pleas see the attached photos - what is the problem. The plants look very healthy - but now suddenly the leaves indicate that something is wrong. Please help me to identify the...

Asked by: Carl Mossberg (1 point)   Posted:June 9, 2015

2 answers    1414 views

Are these fungus nets on okra plants?

Okra    None Given.

Are these fungus nets ? i did spray it with organic antifungal neem oil mix. Is there anything else I can do?

Asked by: reem (9 points)   Posted:March 14, 2015

1 answer    1268 views

Red okra leaves

Okra    None Given.

iv got a red okra plant that was doing well but haven't produced yet, and suddenly one leaf started looking as if its vainly and less green. It's in a 24c greenhouse controlled...

Asked by: reem (9 points)   Posted:December 1, 2014

0 answers    937 views

Holes in okra leaves

Okra    surat

there are many holes on every leaf of all my okra plants. please advise me about cause and remedy.

Asked by: RAVINDRA SHAH (1 point)   Posted:August 11, 2014

1 answer    2149 views

Okra - chlorosis
Leaves turning splotchy yellow then brown

Okra    Jupiter, FL USA

Our plants are growing well but lower leaves are showing signs of chlorosis then drying up and falling off. We fertilize using a chicken based organic product. The plants are...

Asked by: Stephan Ambrosch (1 point)   Posted:July 1, 2014

1 answer    2065 views

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Can I grow okra in PA?

Okra    None Given.

I'd like to try my hand at growing some okra in my vegetable garden, is it possible to grow it successfully here in central PA and if so, what is the best way to do it?

Asked by: Krissie (1 point)   Posted:February 13, 2013

3 answers    3083 views