Sponge gourds as their name suggests have a soft cushiony interior. They are used to make koftas and curries. The peel of the gourd has medicinal value while the insides are ground to make vadhis. Also, check out our workshops for more details.
Number of seeds in a packet – 26
- Difficulty Level – Easy
- Vine height – Up to 30 feet
- Flower color – Yellow
- Fruit/Vegetable color – Olive or leafy green
- Type – Outdoor
- Feed – Vermicompost for nutrients every week, Seaweed, and Epsom salt once a month.
- Watering – Keep the potting medium moist (not soggy).
- Sunlight – Full sunlight
- Germination Time – 2 weeks
- Time of Harvesting – 12 weeks
- Suitable Temperature – 25°C – 32°C
- Season – All seasons except peak winters
HOW TO GROW INDICA SPONGE GOURD FROM SEEDS
- Take a soil to a bigger-sized pot or grow bag and fill it with Potting Mix.
- Make ½ inch deep holes and put 1 seed in each hole.
- Fill the hole with Potting Mix and spray with water.
- Keep the potting soil moist (not soggy).
- Seeds will germinate within two weeks.
- Sow the seeds in a Seedling Tray filled with Cocopeat and replant it within a week after germination.
- If planting in the soil adds Neem Cake Powder, Vermicompost, and Seaweed.
Botanical Name: Luffa aegyptiaca
sponge gourd seed in hindi: Laukee(लौकी)
sponge gourd seed in tamil: KatarpaciPucani(கடற்பாசிபூசணி)
sponge gourd seed in telugu: SpanjiGum’madikaya(స్పాంజిగుమ్మడికాయ)
sponge gourd seed in kannada: SpanjSorekayi(ಸ್ಪಾಂಜ್ಸೋರೆಕಾಯಿ)
sponge gourd seed in bengali: Spanjala’u(স্পঞ্জলাউ)
sponge gourd seed in marathi: Spanjalauki(स्पंजलौकी)
sponge gourd seed in malayalam: SpeancMattanna(സ്പോഞ്ച്മത്തങ്ങ)
Other names: sponje gourd
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