Sponge Gourd Seeds

₹35.00

The Sponge gourd is a cylindrical fruit that grows on a climbing, herbaceous vine. ... The Sponge gourd contains many seeds, which can be around 1.5 centimeters in length.

The seeds are also edible but are usually removed before the flesh is eaten. The interior flesh of the Sponge gourd is smooth and creamy-white.

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Seeds comes in a 10gm pack.

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The sponge gourd, also known as the luffa plant, is famous for its inner sponge, which is used as a handy scrubber primarily for the body, or for countertops, etc.

As it is not a typical garden plant, some patience is required for the proper growth and harvest of the luffa. Once harvested the it needs be dried out and the shell can be peeled off, revealing the inner sponge-like texture. It is also used widely in Indian cuisine, in both the southern and northern styles.

Needs full sunlight, around 6-8 hours of direct exposure to sunlight, when indoors needs filtered sunlight and a warm environment

Regular watering is needed. Soil should always be kept moist.

The luffa plant is a warm season plant and needs to be started in the spring after the cool season has finished, sometime around April.

Nutrients are required to keep the plant going. Organic compost, or fertilizers high in nitrogen are ideal for the sponge gourd’s growth. Make sure it is grown on a strong fence, or some other support system, as the vines can get quite large. It is quite a high-demand plant, with its requirements for sunlight, water, and nutrients, all rather high

Data sheet

Genetic Purity
Min: 98%
Physical Purity
Min: 98%
Inert matter
Max: 2%
Germination
Min: 75%