1 packet contains Bottle Gourd- 3gm seeds.
Description for Bottle Gourd F1 Rama
The bottle gourd belongs to the cucumber family and originated in Africa. This vegetable comes in different shapes, the most common being the bottle-shaped (hence the name) and round.
The sizes vary from six inches in length to more than six feet. It grows fast and may begin to flower only 2 months after seeding.
Planting and care
The bottle gourd is a vigorous, annual, running or climbing vine with large leaves and a lush appearance. It grows fast and may begin to flower only 2 months after seeding. The vine is branched and climbs by means of tendrils along the stem.
Choose a location that is sunny and has good drainage. Place an inch of composted manure on top of the bed and work it into the soil. Plant seeds 2 feet apart from each other in rows 5 feet apart. If you are not next to a fence install a trellis or arbor immediately after planting, so you do not disturb growing roots. Water the soil completely immediately after planting. Keep the seeds moist for the first 2 weeks.
Caring for Bottle Gourd F1 Rama
- Weeding can be done by hoeing as and when necessary.
- Fruit rot during rainy season can be checked by training the plants over the bamboo stick or dried branches.
- Beetles, fruit flies, and caterpillars can be controlled by spraying Malathion. or Dimethoate. or Methyl demeton.
Fruits are harvested at tender stage and before 100 % maturity.
Typical uses of Bottle Gourd F1 Rama
Special features: Fruits
Ornamental use: NA
Medicinal use: It contains a great nutrition.
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I have sowed seeds and all of them grew.. Very Perfect can give more stars
Good quality seeds, sprouted in couple of weeks
Nicely packed. Have tried some of the seeds and they germinated quite well - would recommend to all
Super vegetable Seeds .
Over 90% germination. Good Quality