Sponge Gourd Jaipur Long - Desi Vegetable Seeds

Sponge gourd can easily grow in containers. The seed packet contains approximately 35 seeds.
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About Sponge Gourd Jaipur Long

Sponge gourd is one of the popular vegetables similar to ridge gourd. The only difference is sponge gourd has a smooth surface. Sponge gourd belongs to the family of “Cucurbitaceae” and genus of “Luffa”.

Fully ripe sponge gourds have a high volume of fibrous which is being used as cleansing agent (utensils) and making shoe-soles, table mats. This vegetable is cultivated in most of the states in India.

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Seeds Specifications

Seeds per Packet35
Common Name Sponge gourd, Gilki / Chikni Turai, Luffa
Height Up to 30 ft
Flower Colour Yellow
Bloom Time Summer, Rainy season, Winter
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

  • Luffa 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

Sponge Gourd Jaipur Long 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
Sunlight Full Sun
Watering Moderately
Soil Well-drained loamy soil with 6.5 to 7 pH level
Temperature 25 to 30 degree C
Fertilizer Use any organic fertilizer.
Harvest Season Summer, Rainy season, Winter

Sponge Gourd Jaipur Long special feature

Songe gourd is required low investment and it can be grown year long with high yields in short duration period.

Sponge Gourd Jaipur Long uses

Medicinal Use:

  • Contain vitamin A and C

Culinary Use:

  • Tender fruits are used for cooking purpose

Frequently Asked Questions

How tall do sponge gourd jaipur long grow?

On average sponge gourd jaipur long grows Up to 30 ft

What color are sponge gourd jaipur long ?

A sponge gourd jaipur long plant bears flowers of color Yellow

How hard is sponge gourd jaipur long to grow?

A sponge gourd jaipur long is Easy to grow

How much sunlight does a sponge gourd jaipur long need?

A sponge gourd jaipur long prefers Full Sun

How much water does a sponge gourd jaipur long need?

A sponge gourd jaipur long prefers watering Moderately

What kind of soil does a sponge gourd jaipur long need?

Well-drained loamy soil with 6.5 to 7 pH level

What temperature does a sponge gourd jaipur long like?

25 to 30 degree C

How should I fertilize my sponge gourd jaipur long ?

Use any organic fertilizer.


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