Snake Gourd Chichinda - Seeds ( buy1get1free )
Description for Snake Gourd Chichinda
Snake Gourd grows well in Tropical countries.
Snake gourd fruits are white or greenish white in colour and long round having 65 to 75 cms diameter and 100 to 150 cms long.
Some short varieties are also being grown which will be having 50 cms diameter and 15 to 20 cms in length.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Snake gourd, Padwal, Pudalagai Kootu||White||Summer, Rainy season, Winter||Up to 30 ft||Easy to grow|
Planting and 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
|Full Sun||Well-drained loamy soil with 6 to 7.5 pH level||Moderately||25 to 30 degree C||Use any organic fertilizer.|
Caring for Snake Gourd Chichinda
- Water should be done before soil feels dry.
- Snake gourd 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.
- Snake gourd cant survives in frost condition.
Summer, Rainy season, Winter
Typical uses of Snake Gourd Chichinda
Special features: Snake gourd can be cultivated all over the world.
Culinary use: Tender fruits are used for cooking purpose.
Ornamental use: NA
Medicinal use: Contain vitamin A, B and C with minerals
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Great Seeds. I got 100 % success germination , that too in 2 days itself instead of 7days that usually is the duration. Awesome