Texas heirloom. James Gawenis’ granddaddy, John H. MacDonald, ¬†grew the variety in Whitney, Texas after receiving it in 1978. The variety came to John from Rex Eubanks, also of Whitney, whose family had stewarded it for over four generations. Noted for great taste.

2018 Okra Trial Observations: 4-5′ green stemmed plant with red blushing. Minor branching. Pods have a tendency to curl.

Green Pods with Red Blushing. Velvety Pods. Flat-sided pods with Elongated Pod Shape.