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Okra purple, red, and green, and a beet

Picked some more purple okra today, plus a beet, and plenty of green okra. Here are some of those compared with an orange okra. The purple okra on the left is the one from yesterday’s color wheel; it was picked smaller than these today, and looks almost black with some green. The ones today look more purple, somewhere between beet and fuschia; maybe red violet. The orange okra (same one from yesterday) looks red-orange or maroon with a bit of green. And the green okra looks, well, green.

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Orange Okra almost ready

This is the same orange okra pod seen picked a couple days later:

Orange Okra
Picture by John S. Quarterman for Okra Paradise Farms,
Lowndes County, Georgia, 17 June 2013.

We’re still waiting for more to get ready. Picking plenty of green okra meanwhile.