Florida. SSE history notes, Cindy Carlson received King okra from her mother in Pensacola, FL. Carlson’s mother obtained the variety from a Mr. King.

2018 Okra Trial Observations: 5-6′ stout green stemmed plants with dark red blushing (solid red at maturity). Minor branching. Pods had red blushing at the peduncle.

Green Pods. Spineless Pods with some Spines. Ridged Pods with Big Pod Shape.