Almost all soils are suitable for okra production, provided they are well-drained. Okra does not tolerate wet soil conditions. Well drained soils are suitable for its cultivation. Soil must have enough moisture and should be soft and porous. Okra can be cultivated by different methods and good quality seed should be preferred.
For the control of weeds, proper weedicide must be sprayed after sowing but it should be done before germination. Irrigation can be done on basis of soil and climatic condition. Irrigation must be applied during flowering and fruiting stage. The first harvest will be ready about 45 to 50 days after planting.