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Sponge Gourd Seeds - Vegetables - Seeds

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Sponge Gourd Seeds

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Sponge gourd can easily grow in containers.

Seeds Count 20
Common Name
Sponge gourd, Gilki / Chikni Turai, Luffa
Height
Up to 30 ft
Flower Colour
Yellow
Bloom Time
Summer, Rainy, Winter
Difficulty Easy to grow

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About Sponge Gourd

Sponge gourd is one of the popular vegetables similar to ridge gourd. The only difference is sponge gourd has a smooth surface. Sponge gourd belongs to the family of “Cucurbitaceae” and genus of “Luffa”.

Fully ripe sponge gourds have a high volume of fibrous which is being used as cleansing agent (utensils) and making shoe-soles, table mats. This vegetable is cultivated in most of the states in India.

Planting And Care

  • Luffa can also be grown in containers around 5-gallon size
  • Containers must have good drainage and cant be moved once the vines attach tendrils to other objects

Sponge Gourd Care

  • At the time of bed preparation, FYM should be mixed with soil for good yield
  • Seeds are sown directly on the bed or pot
  • They should be planted 2 cm deep in the bed or pots
  • Plastic wrap can be used for mulching purpose to control the weed and water loss
  • They should be planted 2 cm deep in pots

Sunlight

Full Sun

Watering

Moderately

Soil

Well-drained loamy soil with 6.5 to 7 pH level

Temperature

25 to 30 degree C

Fertilizer

Use any organic fertilizer.

Harvest Season

Summer, Rainy season, Winter

Sponge Gourd Special Feature

Sponge gourd is required low investment and it can be grown year long with high yields in short duration period.

Sponge Gourd Uses

Medicinal Use:

  • Contain vitamin A and C

Culinary Use:

  • Tender fruits are used for cooking purpose
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