- An AAS winner of 1941 that thrives in heat and humidity.
55-65 days. Louisiana Green Velvet Okra Seeds - Non-GMO, Heirloom, Abelmoschus esculentus. This 1941 AAS winner is large standing between 5 and 8 feet tall. It thrives in heat and humidity, and needs 2 solid months of true southern summer weather. Plants produce yellow blooms and dark green pods with oak shaped leaves. They are strong and produce productive yields. These pods are good for processing and grow to 8", but should be harvested prematurely. They are dark green, round, slender and spineless.