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1+1 Free - Bottle Gourd Extra Long - Organic Vegetable Seeds

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Description

If you are already thinking about what you want to grow in your garden this season, start out right with organic seeds. Enjoy your Kitchen Gardening with a chemical-free bottle gourd Organic Vegetable Seeds.

1 packet contains 30 bottle gourd seeds.

It belongs to the gourd family- Cucurbitaceae and is a running or climbing vine. The fruit is extra-long (180-200cm), harvested young and used as a vegetable. It has light green smooth skin and white inner flesh.

Usually, the round fruits are called Calabash gourd and the slender long fruits are called Bottle gourds.

Seeds Specifications

Seeds per Packet 20
Common Name Lagenaria siceraria, long melon, calabash gourd.
Height Up to 3.6 meters.
Flower Colour Yellow
Difficulty Level Easy to grow.

Planting and care

  • Refer our Garden Guide for detailed procedures and meanings of words related to gardening
  • SunlightKeep the seedlings container in bright sunlight
  • Protect the bottle gourd seedlings from direct harsh sunlight
  • SoilThe soil should be well drained and nutrient rich for Bottle gourd seedlings
  • WateringWater the seedlings when the topsoil (1-2 inch) in pot feels dry to touch
  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture
  • Do not overwater the seedlings
  • Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season
  • Application of FertilizerDuring the main growing season feed the bottle gourd seedlings with organic fertilizer once a month
  • Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the seedlings so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily
  • plant ProtectionRemove dead, infected or damaged seedlings from container
  • DontsDo not overwater the seedlings especially when container does not have drainage holes

Bottle Gourd Extra Long care

  • How to Sow bottle gourd Seeds You can grow Bottle gourd in two seasons, January-March and September-December
  • Select 5-7 inches tray or pot
  • Fill the container with well-drained soil
  • Moisten the surface of the soil
  • Make a hole of 1 inch deep and put 2-3 seeds in each hole and cover the hole with fine layer of the soil
  • Cover the seed tray with a transparent plastic paper
  • Place the seed tray in indirect bright light
  • Uncover the seedlings once they germinate
  • Tansplant the seedlings after 21 days in 5-7 inches pot or directly in the groundDo not over-water the seedlings to avoid root rot
  • Germination rate and viability of bottle gourd seedBottle gourd seed Germination rate and viability is up to 70%
  • Bottle gourd growth rate is medium
Sunlight Bottle gourd enjoys bright sunlight but appreciates a little shade during the hottest regions.
Watering
  • Water the seedlings when the topsoil (1-2 inch) in pot feels dry to touch.
  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Soil Nutrient-rich well-draining soil with Optimum pH ranges from 6.5 to 7.5
    Temperature 25 to 35-degree celsius.
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer.
    Harvest Season Bottle gourd may be harvested 55-75 days depending on the variety. Cut the fruits from the vines carefully, using pruning shears or a sharp knife leaving 3-4 inches of stem attached.

    Bottle Gourd Extra Long special feature

    The fruits are extra long (180-200 cm).

    Bottle Gourd Extra Long uses

    Medicinal Use:

    • Bottle gourd juice is helpfull for cools your bodyAlso use in weight loss and tummy trouble
    • Bottle gourd help to keep your hraet hralthyBottle gourd is usefull in treating urinary tract infection
    • Note: The following information is general guidelines
    • Be sure to ask your healthcare provider for guidelines

    Culinary Use:

    • Young Bottle gourd is used most often in cooked applications
    • It can be combined with dal and spices to make Doodhi Kootu, Doodhi Subzi
    • used to make many Indian desserts like the famous Doodhi ka Halwa, Doodhiya Kheech, Lauki ki Kheer

    Frequently Asked Questions

    How tall do bottle gourd extra long grow?

    On average bottle gourd extra long grows Up to 3.6 meters.

    What color are bottle gourd extra long ?

    A bottle gourd extra long plant bears flowers of color Yellow

    How hard is bottle gourd extra long to grow?

    A bottle gourd extra long is Easy to grow.

    How much sunlight does a bottle gourd extra long need?

    A bottle gourd extra long prefers Bottle gourd enjoys bright sunlight but appreciates a little shade during the hottest regions.

    How much water does a bottle gourd extra long need?

    A bottle gourd extra long prefers watering

  • Water the seedlings when the topsoil (1-2 inch) in pot feels dry to touch.
  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • What kind of soil does a bottle gourd extra long need?

    Nutrient-rich well-draining soil with Optimum pH ranges from 6.5 to 7.5

    What temperature does a bottle gourd extra long like?

    25 to 35-degree celsius.

    How should I fertilize my bottle gourd extra long ?

    Apply any organic fertilizer.

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