Okra Plants
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Zone 80634 | Lynda Morgensen added on August 13, 2017 | Answered

why did my okra wilt down after a rainstorm?

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on August 14, 2017

Simply the weight of rain can wilt down plants. Most likely the soil did not drain quickly enough. If the soil retains water and doesn't drain fast enough the plant can't 'breath'. The roots can die from root rot.

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