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Bitter Gourd Seeds

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Rs. 60.00
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Growing tips for Bitter Gourd
1. Plant bitter gourd seeds in a sunny, sheltered area of your garden that offers well-draining soil.
2. Ensure your soil is kept moist but not wet.
3. Prepare the soil by loosening and adding compost or manure to improve drainage before planting.
4. Start by planting your seeds in pots or trays.
5. When the seedlings reach about 10 cm tall, transplant them into the garden.
6. Provide a trellis or support structure for the plants to climb on.
7. Feed your bitter gourd plants regularly with a balanced fertilizer.
8. Water the plants deeply but avoid wetting the leaves.
9. Keep weeds away from your bitter gourd plants to prevent competition for nutrients.
10. Harvest your bitter gourds when they are still young and tender.
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Bitter Gourd Seeds
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Organic Green Bitter Gourd Seeds

Explore the healthful benefits of growing your own bitter gourd with our Organic Green Bitter Gourd Seeds, available for purchase directly from our store. These open-pollinated seeds are perfect for anyone looking to cultivate their own source of vitamins, minerals, and potent antioxidants.

Benefits of Green Bitter Gourd

  • Nutrient Rich: High in Vitamin C, Vitamin A, folic acid, zinc, and iron.
  • Antioxidant Properties: Contains catechin, gallic acid, epicatechin, and chlorogenic acid.
  • Diabetes Management: Traditionally used to manage diabetes symptoms.
  • Cancer Prevention: Research indicates potential anticancer properties.

Specifications of Bitter Gourd Seeds

  • Common Names: Bitter gourd, bitter melon
  • Sunlight: Requires 6 hours of full sun daily
  • Water: Needs regular watering
  • Temperature: Ideal temperatures between 24-31°C (75-80°F)
  • Soil: Prefers sandy- or silty-loam soil with good drainage
  • Fertilizer: Use slow-release organic fertilizer
  • Germination: 10 to 15 days
  • Harvest Season: 55-60 days from seed sowing

Planting and Care for Bitter Gourd

Sowing Bitter Gourd Seeds

  • Preparation: Remove some of the red coating on seeds, then soak overnight to initiate germination.
  • Planting: Sow seeds 1 cm deep in a compost-rich medium, ensuring the soil remains moist but not soggy.
  • Germination: Seeds typically sprout within a few weeks.

Growing Bitter Gourd

  • Container: Plant in an 18x18 inch HDPE Round Grow Bag filled with quality organic potting mix.
  • Support: Utilize creeper nets to support the hanging fruit, promoting growth that is long and straight.
  • Mulching: Use straw to maintain soil moisture and temperature.

Harvesting Bitter Gourd

  • Timing: Harvest 12 to 16 weeks after planting when fruits are 4 to 6 inches long, typically 8 to 10 days after blossoming.
  • Appearance: Fruits will be pear-shaped with light green skin and yellow stripes.

Precautions While Growing Bitter Gourd

  • Support: Requires trellis or creeper net for optimal growth.
  • Watering: Ample water is necessary, particularly in the growing season.
  • Disease Prevention: Use organic fungicides like Trichoderma Viride Bio Fertilizer to protect young plants from powdery mildew.

Common Problems and Solutions

  • Aphids: Treat with insecticidal soap or organic solutions like neem cake or Pseudomonas Fluorescens Biofertilizer.
  • Soil Health: Ensure soil is well-drained yet moist. Overwatering can harm the plant.

For garden enthusiasts looking to add a unique and healthful plant to their garden, our bitter gourd seeds provide the perfect opportunity. Explore our variety of bitter gourd and take advantage of the ease of bitter melon purchase options available online. Visit our website for a convenient bitter melon buy online experience, and check out competitive karela ka price to get started on cultivating your own bitter melon plants for sale. Grow your own bitter gourd and reap the health benefits today!