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Growing Okra, also Ladyfinger, gumbo

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30 Mar 17 Akbar Ally (Australia - temperate climate)
Is ocra leaves edible? How do you cook same?
30 Mar 17 John (Australia - temperate climate)
Okra leaves are edible. the young leaves can be used like spinach, both raw and cooked. The leaves are low in minerals and nutrients but contain good amounts of insoluble fibre which is good for digestion.
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