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Snake Gourd Seeds (Padval)

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Growing tips for Snake Gourd
1. Plant snake gourd seeds directly in the ground in late spring, once the soil has warmed up and there is no danger of frost.
2. Choose a sunny spot with well-draining soil and work in some compost or aged manure to improve fertility.
3. Space the seeds 8 to 10 inches apart, burying them 1 to 2 inches deep.
4. Water regularly and deeply to keep the soil moist but not soggy.
5. Provide support for the vines as they grow, such as a trellis or a fence.
6. Fertilize with a balanced fertilizer every couple of weeks to encourage healthy growth.
7. Harvest snake gourds when they are 8 to 12 inches long and still green.
8. Remove any diseased or damaged fruit from the plant.
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Snake Gourd Seeds
Snake Gourd Seeds
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SoilRich Germi Quick Cocopeat 1kg, SoilRich 306, Gomay Organic Manure 1kgElevate your garden with our premium Organic Snake Gourd Seeds, perfect for cultivating a variety of snake gourd plants known for their health benefits and unique appearance. Our open-pollinated seeds ensure you get the most authentic and vigorous plants.

Product Description

  • Organic Snake Gourd Seeds
  • Number of Seeds: Contains 10 gm worth of high-quality seeds per packet

Specifications of Snake Gourd Seeds

  • Common Names: Snake gourd, Serpent gourd, Snake squash, Club gourd, Chichinda, Padwal, Pudalangai
  • Sunlight: Requires full sun
  • Water: Regular watering needed
  • Temperature: Thrives between 27°C to 35°C (80°F and 95°F)
  • Soil: Prefers pH levels of 6.0 to 6.7
  • Fertilizer: SoilRich Germi Quick Cocopeat 1kg, SoilRich 306, Gomay Organic Manure 1kg.
  • Germination: Typically within two weeks
  • Harvest Season: 40-50 days from planting

Planting and Care for Snake Gourd

Sowing Snake Gourd Seeds

  • Preparation: To enhance germination, soak seeds overnight and gently crack the hard outer shell.
  • Planting: Sow seeds in large grow bags with a moist seed-starting mix, spacing plants about 3 feet apart.
  • Care: After germination, ensure regular watering and apply a side dressing of compost three weeks post-planting.

Growing Snake Gourd

  • Support: Use large trellises or creeper nets to support the growth of the long fruits.
  • Pollination: Employ small light bulbs to attract moths for pollination of the night-blooming flowers.
  • Pruning: Regularly prune to encourage lateral shoots and flowering.

Harvesting Snake Gourd

  • Timing: Harvest when fruits are about the length of your forearm for optimal taste and texture.
  • Method: Pick when the skin is firm but not rough to the touch to avoid fibrous, unpalatable gourds.

Precautions While Growing Snake Gourd

  • Pest Management: Monitor for common pests like snails and leaf beetles. Use manual removal or safe biopesticides as needed.

Common Problems Affecting Snake Gourd Plants and Solutions

  • Fungal Diseases: Treat powdery mildew and downy mildew with neem oil and Trichoderma Viride Bio Fertilizer for effective control.

Our snake gourd varieties are selected to provide the best growth and yield. Whether you are looking to cultivate for culinary uses, medicinal benefits, or simply for the unique aesthetic of the snake gourd leaves, our snake seed selection offers the best start. Visit our website to explore our diverse range of snake gourd seeds and start your gardening journey today!