Lady Finger - Bhendi

VIHS-SEED-LAFI-0100


Type: Seeds

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Propagation

It is propagated from seeds. Wrap the seeds in a moist paper towel the night before you are planting them. This overnight soaking will speed up the germination process. Plant the seeds in the garden, sowing them 1 inch deep. 

How to Grow in Pots

Using a large container/pot is essential for its growth. Use 10 L containers.  Sow 2 seeds in each containers. It will take around 5 days for them to germinate.  Treat seeds with fungicide to avoid  problems like damping off. 

Soil

Ladyfinger can be grown in any place with good drainage system. The pH of soil should be 6-6.8.  Cover the soil with a 2-inch layer of organic compost and mix it into the soil with your shovel at a depth of 6 inches.

Spacing 

Space the seeds 4 to 6 inches apart and keep rows 3 feet apart. When the seedlings have sprouted, thin them so that individual plants are spaced 12 to 20 inches apart.

Sowing Time

  • Round the year except cold winter

Pests

Watch out for aphids and mealy bugs during the growing season. Check under the leaves for signs of infestations. Aphids are usually spread by ants. Control ants by sprinkling turmeric powder or boric acid or organic pesticide.
Mealy bugs can be controlled by mixing spirit (rubbing alcohol) and water in 1:1 ratio and spraying. It controls aphids as well or you may use organic pesticides.

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