Okra's will grow in all types of soil but it should be well fertilized.
Before sowing okra seeds, soak the seeds in water for at least 12 hours so that they will absorb the moisture. Okra seeds can also be wrapped in moist paper towels so they seeds will germinate faster before sowing.
Sow the seeds in an inch deep in the soil and in rows 6" apart. Gently cover the seeds with thin layer of soil.
After covering the seeds with soil, water the soil thoroughly.
Within a week, the seed will begin to germinate.
Once the plants grow by 3 inches high, thin out the smaller seedlings and keep the healthier plants
After 30 days of planting okra, enrich your soil using organic fertilizer like cattle compost, or balanced 10-10-10 fertilizer with primary nutrients: nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium
Before applying the compost, remove some of the soil around the plants and apply the compost and cover them with the soil and irrigate them
Liquid fertilizer like Panchagavya and Fish emulsion can be applied to increase the immunity and promote plant growth. Mix the 30 ml of the liquid fertilizer with water in a sprayer and spray the diluted mix over the okra plants.
Epsom salts can also be provided to aid flowering as they are rich in magnesium.