Zac B. Sarian posing with fruitful Candle Fire okra.
Some farmers also get tired of certain varieties that they are planting season after season. So they look for something new or different.
Fortunately, there are plant breeders who are aware of this so they devote their time creating something different. They could hit the jackpot if they can come up with some new and is outstanding in a number of ways.
At Known-You Seed in Taiwan, a breeder has come up with an award-winning red okra. Called Candle Fire, it won an All America Selection (AAS) award which is a most prestigious recognition. Before a plant is given an AAS award, it is tested in various locations to find out if the new variety is really good.
Candle Fire is a prolific variety with round red pods that are uniformly well-shaped.