4850 - Jade Okra. 55 Days. Abelmoschus esculentus Jade okra is highly regarded for its early maturation, exceptional yield, and tenderness. It stands out as a variety that thrives even in late plantings, outperforming other okra varieties under such conditions. These okra plants typically reach heights of 4 to 5 feet, and the pods are ideally harvested when they reach approximately 6 inches in length and are an excellent choice for both home gardeners and those looking to sell at markets. Jade Okra is An open-pollinated seeds that were developed by the University of Arkansas and introduced around 1991.