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Sponge Gourd Seeds (Ghosali)

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Growing tips for Sponge Gourd
1. Plant the sponge gourd seeds in a sunny, well-drained location.
2. Water the plants regularly to keep the soil evenly moist.
3. Fertilize the plants every 2-3 weeks with a balanced fertilizer.
4. Prune off any dead or diseased foliage.
5. Harvest the sponge gourds when they are 8-12 inches long and the skin is firm and green.
6. Store the sponge gourds in a cool, dry location for up to 2 weeks.
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Description: Sponge Gourd, also known as Ghiya Tori, is a versatile vegetable popular in many Indian dishes. Known for its tender texture and mild flavor, it is a great addition to any garden. Our Sponge Gourd Seeds ensure high-quality growth and yield.

Product Details:

  • Botanical Name: Luffa cylindrica
  • Number of Seeds per Packet: 15

Plant Information:

  • Difficulty Level: Easy
  • Plant Height: Vining plant, can grow up to 10 – 12 feet
  • Type: Suitable for outdoor planting
  • Feed: Apply organic fertilizers like SoilRich Germi Quick Cocopeat 1kg, SoilRich 306, Gomay Organic Manure 1kg
  • Watering: Regular watering to keep the soil moist but not soggy
  • Sunlight: Full sunlight
  • Germination Time: 8-10 days
  • Harvesting Time: 50-60 days
  • Suitable Temperature: 21°C – 29°C
  • Season: Suitable for spring summer and monsoon

How to Sow Sponge Gourd:

  1. Prepare the Soil: Choose a sunny spot and amend the soil with organic matter for better growth.
  2. Seed Sowing: Plant the gourd seeds 1 inch deep in rows spaced 50-60 cm apart.
  3. Watering: Water the plants regularly to keep the soil moist but not waterlogged.
  4. Mulching: Apply a layer of mulch around the plants to help retain moisture and suppress weeds.
  5. Fertilizing: Use a balanced fertilizer once or twice a season to promote healthy growth.

How to Harvest Sponge Gourd:

  • Harvesting Time: Sponge gourd is ready to harvest when they are 8-12 inches long and still green.
  • Harvest Method: Cut the gourds off the vine with a sharp knife before they turn yellow for the best taste and texture.

Growing Tips:

  1. Sunlight: Sponge gourd requires full sun to thrive.
  2. Soil: Well-drained soil enriched with organic matter is ideal.
  3. Watering: Keep the soil consistently moist, but avoid waterlogging.
  4. Mulching: Helps in moisture retention and weed suppression.
  5. Fertilizing: Balanced fertilization once or twice a season is recommended.

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Alternate names:

  • Hindi: नेनुआ के बीज (Nenua ke Beej)
  • Tamil: சுங்கக்காய் விதை (Sungakkai Vidhai)
  • Telugu: తురకాయ గింజ (Turakaya Ginja)
  • Kannada: ಗೋಳಸಿಪ್ಪೆ ಬೀಜ (Golasippe Bija)