Okra - Knowledgebase Question

San Antonio, Te
Question by grassyj
July 31, 2009
Why do my hands burn when picking okra?

Answer from NGA
July 31, 2009


Many people are sensitive to the small spines on okra and can get a rash or itch when picking the pods. Next time you harvest, wear gloves, long-sleeved shirt, and long pants for protection.

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